You should be interested in reading and knowing one of these following facts about Valentine Day. However, do you really know what exactly the Valentine Day is? Valentine Day, or also known as the Feast of Saint Valentine, is observed on February 14th each year. It’s celebrated in many countries around the world, although it remains a working in most of them. The day began as a liturgical celebration of one or more early Christian saints named Valentinus. The most popular martyrology associated with Saint Valentine was that he was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry and for ministering to Christians, who were persecuted under the Roman Empire. To get to know more about this day, here are some facts about Valentine Day you may like.
Facts about Valentine Day 1: To Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve
In medieval times girls ate bizarre foods as they believed that this would enable them to meet their future spouse in their dreams on this day. In middle ages, names of young men and women were drawn from a bowl and were declared each other’s valentines. These names were then pinned to their sleeves for everyone to witness for one week. That’s how the famous expression, “to wear your heart on your sleeve” originated.