How Did Valentine's Day Start?


💕情人节快乐!你知道为什么情人节的英文名为Valentine's Day吗?为什么定在每年2月14日?它的起源是怎样的?我来告诉你。

Every year, millions of kids give cards and candy to their classmates or secret crush.

But why?

Who invented Valentine's Day, and when did it start?

Let's find out on today's episode of Colossal Questions.

As you probably know, Valentine's Day, also known as Saint Valentine's Day, is a holiday held every year on February 14th to celebrate our loved ones, give them cards, candy, and other gifts to show them how we feel.

Who is Saint Valentine?

And why was this lovely holiday named after him?

It's hard to say.

For starters, there are several different saints named Valentine.

Experts can't say for sure which one is the man behind the holiday, but some believe it's named after Saint Valentine of Rome, who died in 269 A. D. after defying the Emperor.