Thursday October 17, 2019

Valentines Day 2019


Bowl of candy hearts with sayings.

Valentines Day for the year 2019 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 2019

Thursday, February 14th is day number 45 of the 2019 calendar year with -8 months, -3 days until Valentines Day 2019.



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 -611
Valentines Day 2019 Thursday, February 14, 2019 -246
Valentines Day 2020 Friday, February 14, 2020 119
Valentines Day 2021 Sunday, February 14, 2021 485
Valentines Day 2022 Monday, February 14, 2022 850
Valentines Day 2023 Tuesday, February 14, 2023 1215


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