Fascinating Valentine’s Day Facts That may Surprise You (Infographics)

Valentine’s Day officially became a holiday associated with love in the 1300s, which shows the legacy and popularity associated with this event. It is indeed a great day to show love and gratitude for everyone- not just your special someone but family members, friends , teachers and even pets!


Americans send 145 million Valentine’s Day cards each year: When the heart is full, words are few! So, a perfectly worded card will be the best way to convey your feelings and emotions.

Teachers receive the most Valentine’s Day cards annually: Though most people may be surprised to know that teachers get the most Valentine’s Day cards, stats prove that they are the first on the list when it comes to V day cards!

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The first heart-shaped box of chocolates was introduced in 1861 by Cadburys:  Nothing says Valentine’s day gifts like heart shaped gifts and red colored giveaways. It is interesting to note that heart shaped box of chocolates from Cadburys  had hit the market way back in 1861!

In 1866 we first got sweet printed messages on conversation hearts:  It is indeed the sweetest and subtlest way to share messages for everyone. Did you know that more than 8 billion conversation hearts are manufactured each year!

Nearly 6 million couples get engaged on Valentine’s Day: Most couples set aside February 14th as the best time to get engaged or propose. Afterall, can there be a better time to bare one’s heart?

Valentine’s Day is not just another holiday to shop for gifts and cards, but a celebration of unconditional love and positive emotions. It is what makes this red letter day more relevant than ever before, in this difficult time.