Tuesday June 25, 2019

Valentines Day 2009


Bowl of candy hearts with sayings.Bowl of candy hearts with sayings.

Valentines Day for the year 2009 is celebrated/ observed on Saturday, 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

Saturday, February 14th is day number 45 of the 2009 calendar year with -10 years, -4 months, -11 days until Valentines Day 2009.


More information on Valentines Day. (Traditions, Customs and History)


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

February 2009 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2009Observance-3796
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2009Observance-3795
Feb 6National Wear Red Day 2009Observance-3791
Feb 9Tu B'Shevat 2009Jewish-3485
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2009Observance-3785
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2009Observance-3783
Feb 16Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2009Federal Holiday-3781
Feb 23Maha Shivaratri 2009Hindu-3471
Feb 24Mardi Gras 2009Christian-3773
Feb 25Lent 2009Christian-3469
Feb 25Ash Wednesday 2009Christian-3772

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