Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Valentine’s Day
Feb. 03 : 11 Days to V’Day
Did you know that Cupid, the winged child who pierced the hearts of his victims, causing them to fall in love, was known in Greek mythology as Eros, the son of Aphrodite, the goddess of love?
It was in Roman mythology that he was called Cupid, son of Venus. Cupid is now a mainstay of Valentine’s Day marketing campaigns, featured prominently on greeting cards and boxes of chocolates.
February 14th is Valentines Day – a worldwide celebration of love and romance, marked by giving red roses and chocolate hearts or by sending valentines. Join us as we present a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day as we countdown to Valentine’s Day, the day of love!