Happy Valentine’s day to you and yours! Whether you take part in the annual February 14th celebrations or not, here are some fun facts you may not know about this sweet, treat filled holiday.
- Today, an estimated 1 billion Valentine’s day cards are exchanged each year.
- More than 35 million heart-shaped chocolate boxes are sold every Valentine’s day
- More than 220 million roses are produced for the holiday in a typical year
- Together, Americans spend almost $20 billion on Valentine’s day
- In America, 6 Million couples are likely to get engaged on February 14th
- More than 62% of Americans take part in Valentine’s day celebrations across the country
- The first recorded written Valentine greetings date back to beginning in the 15th century
I hope you’ve enjoyed these fast facts and have a pleasant Valentine’s day weekend! Information provided by history.com