Five Things You Need To Know: Valentines Day Fun Facts!

February 14, 2020
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Five Things You Need To Know for Friday, February 14th, 2020.

  1. Giving boxes of chocolates started in the 19th century by a British chocolate manufacturing family.
  2. Sweethearts candies started out as lozenges.
  3. The "X" became the international sign for "kisses" because when people signed their letters with "X", they would kiss the letter as a sign of their oath.
  4. Women in medieval times ate bizarre foods today to make them dream about their future husband.
  5. About 1 billion Valentine's Day cards are exchanged each year.