16 Amazing and interesting facts about Valentine’s Day that you never knew
The most popular theme of love is Valentine’s Day when people the world over will be celebrating their love for one another in various and unique ways. One question seldom pops up in mind. What or who was the reason for Valentine’s Day? Here are ten amazing facts about Valentine’s Day that you should know about.
1 It commemorates the martyrdom of Saint Valentine
The story of Valentine’s Day originates during the reign of the Roman Emperor Claudius 2nd who forbade Roman men to marry during wartime. Bishop Valentine went against this summon and performed secret wedding which enrages the emperor and had him executed. While in jail waiting for his fate he wrote a note to the jailors daughter signing it as “your Valentine”