The Valentine’s Day is about to come because Valentine week is very near. Have you decided the gift you are going to give to your love of your life? I know it isn’t easy. Here, I am going to share twenty-one Valentine’s Day facts you haven’t ever heard of. So without further ado, let’s head straight to it.

21 Awesome Valentines Day Facts

Mind-Blowing Facts About Valentine’s Day

Fact 1:- In each year, about 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards get exchanged. We can’t expect for nothing less this year as well.

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Fact 2:- Based on a real statistics, 3 percent of total pet lovers give Valentine’s Day gifts to their pets. Who said Valentine’s Day is only for romantic lovers?

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Fact 3:- Are you single? Ditch the word Valentine’s Day. You can celebrate Singles Awareness Day instead.

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Fact 4:- It was in 1537, England Kind Henry VII declared February 14 as St. Valentine’s Day. (Read: History of Valentines Day)

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Fact 5:- In the Victorian era, people considered it unlucky to get a chance to sign a Valentine’s Day card.

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Fact 6:- Do you know how red flower became the symbol of love? It was the favorite flower of Venus, the Roman Goddess of love.

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Fact 7:- Every Valentine’s Day, Verona in Italy receives 1000+ letters for Juliet (Yeah, Romeo and Juliet).

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Fact 8:- In US, chocolate sales go over $1 billion on the Valentine’s Day.

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Fact 9:- You know what? About 15% of American women send themselves flowers.

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Fact 10:- When we make a comparison, the 73% of people who buy flowers on Valentine’s Day are men. Yeah, only 27% are women.

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Fact 11:- Richard Cadburry manufactured their first box of chocolates on the Valentine’s Day in 1800s. When is the perfect time other than February 14, right?

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Fact 12:- Do you know which day other than Valentine’s Day that is considered as the festival of flowers? Mothers’ Day!

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Fact 13:- There was a belief in the middle ages, that the first unmarried person of the opposite sex you met on the Valentine’s Day would become your partner.

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Fact 14:- Graham Bell Applied for the patent on telephone on the Valentine’s Day in 1876

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Fact 15:- Are you married? Or do you have a romantic partner? Ask him/her to awake you with a kiss on February 14. It is considered as lucky.

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Fact 16:- The most romantic gift ever gave on the name of love is Taj Mahal. Shajahan was the man who gave it to Mumtas Mahal.

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Fact 17:- The average number of wedding proposals on February 14 each year is 222,000.

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Fact 18:- An average American consumer spends $101 every Valentine’s Day.

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Fact 19:- All over the world, more than 135 million heart-shaped chocolates get sold each Valentine’s Day.

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Fact 20:- In 1800s, physicians advised their patients to consume chocolate to calm them from the pain of losing the loved ones.

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Fact 21:- The red stands for strong romantic feeling. No wonder red is the color of love.

Wrapping Up

You have read twenty-one mind-blowing facts about Valentine’s Day now.

Do you know any other facts that will blow our minds? If you do, don’t forget to share them in the comment section down below.

Yeah, there are a lot more you can know about Valentine’s Day, the day for the loved ones.

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