Feb 13, 2012

Valentine's Day Google Doodle VIDEO


Google celebrates Saint Valentine's Day with an animated Doodle.



A YouTube video by websonicnl:



Top 5 facts about St Valentine's Day:



1. It is a holiday observed on February 14 honoring one or more early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine.


2. St Valentine's Day was first established by Pope Gelasius I in 496 AD.



3. It was later deleted from the General Roman Calendar of saints in 1969 by Pope Paul VI.

4. The first recorded association of Valentine's Day with romantic love is in Parlement of Foules (1382) by Geoffrey Chaucer.



In 1797, a British publisher issued The Young Man's Valentine Writer, which contained scores of suggested sentimental verses for the young lover unable to compose his own.

5. 190 million valentines are sent each year in the US (The U.S. Greeting Card Association). An estimated 15 million e-valentines were sent in 2010.


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