Tuesday November 12, 2019

Valentines Day 2008


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Valentines Day for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Thursday, February 14th.


Valentine’s Day also known as Saint Valentine’s Day or The Feast of Saint Valentine is celebrated on February 14th each year in the United States.


The day originated as a Christian feast honoring an early saint in the church called Valentinus and over the years has gradually changed to become a day to celebrate romantic love expressed with the giving of flowers, sweets, and cards. The day is not a public holiday so government and business offices will be open.

Top Purchases

The most popular things to spend money on are Candy 52%, Greeting Card 44%, Flowers 35%, Evening Out 34%, and Jewelry at 18%. The most total dollars spent are Jewelry $3.9 billion, Evening Out at $3.5 billion, Flowers $1.9 billion, Candy $1.8 billion and finally Greeting Cards 0.9 billion [1].

Churches celebrating Valentine’s Day

The Lutheran Church and Anglican Church today celebrate Valentine’s Day as a feast. Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate the day on July 6 to honor Saint Valentine and on July 30 to honor Hieromartyr (martyr) Valentine who was the Bishop of Interamna.

Days to Valentine’s Day 2008

Thursday, February 14th is day number 45 of the 2008 calendar year with -11 years, -8 months, -27 days until Valentines Day 2008.



References
1."Top Spend Valentine’s Day" - The Balance, TheBalance.com.


Valentine's Day
Name(s):Valentine's Day, Saint Valentines's Day, Feast of Saint Valentine
Type:Observance
When:February 14th annually

Dates for Valentines Day

HolidayDateDays to Go
Valentines Day 2018 Wednesday, February 14, 2018 -636
Valentines Day 2019 Thursday, February 14, 2019 -271
Valentines Day 2020 Friday, February 14, 2020 94
Valentines Day 2021 Sunday, February 14, 2021 460
Valentines Day 2022 Monday, February 14, 2022 825
Valentines Day 2023 Tuesday, February 14, 2023 1190


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