Facts About the Origin of Valentine's Day
The story of Valentine’s Day like any good movie is quite dramatic. Well, once upon a time, around 3rd Century there was a tyrannical ruler of Rome named Claudius II and a Christian martyr named Saint Valentine. The theory of Valentine’s Day being the day dedicated to love has got a lot to do with history. Many folklore's emerge out of the history pages to support this day. One such story says that Claudius was against Christianity while Valentine was for it and Claudius imprisoned him and in this imprisonment, he fell in love with the blind girl of the jailer. Before his death he wrote a letter to this girl and signed it as “from your Valentine” and that’s how till today lovers address each other as Valentine. The day next to his death on 14th February Julia, the girl of the jailer planted an almond tree near his grave and till today almond tree is a sign of love and friendship. And people across the world celebrate love and affection.