Did You Know? Facts & Figures About Valentine’s Day
Join us as we countdown to Valentine’s Day with an interesting mix of facts, figures, and folklore about the day of love!
Did you know that, according to legend, Valentine’s Day was started by Saint Valentine, a Roman saint who was executed on February 14th, 270 A.D.?
St. Valentine was killed for secretly marrying couples in defiance of an order of the Roman emperor. The emperor had forbidden marriage after Roman men began refusing conscription in order to stay home with their wives.
We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day as we countdown to February 14th! So stop by again tomorrow or for those with no patience you can visit our Valentine’s Day celebration for our list of Did You Know? Valentine’s Day facts.