Valentine’s Day wasn’t always celebrated with chocolate and roses.
The first valentines were sent in the 15th century.
People started exchanging Valentine’s cards and letters in the 17th century.
Each year, Americans send 141 million Valentine’s Day cards. The only holiday where people send more cards is Christmas.
We can’t forget our furry friends. Nearly 9 million Americans will buy gifts or cards for their dogs.
The most popular gifts are flowers, chocolate, and jewelry.
The year 1868 saw the first heart-shaped box of chocolates.
The Conversation Hearts were invented in 1866.
This holiday is celebrated differently around the world. In Japan, just the women give chocolate to the men in their lives.
Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!!!!!