Every year, millions of kids give cards and candy to their classmates or secret crush.
Who invented Valentine's Day, and when did it start?
Let's find out on today's episode of Colossal Questions.
As you probably know, Valentine's Day, also known as Saint Valentine's Day, is a holiday held every year on February 14th to celebrate our loved ones, give them cards, candy, and other gifts to show them how we feel.
Who is Saint Valentine?
And why was this lovely holiday named after him?
It's hard to say.
For starters, there are several different saints named Valentine.
Experts can't say for sure which one is the man behind the holiday, but some believe it's named after Saint Valentine of Rome, who died in 269 A. D. after defying the Emperor.