The Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare's lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine's Day.
Alexander Graham Bell applied for his patent on the telephone, an "Improvement in Telegraphy", on Valentine's Day, 1876.
About 8 billion candy hearts will be produced this year; thatís enough candy to stretch from Rome, Italy to Valentine, Arizona 20 times and back again. Richard Cadbury produced the first box of chocolates for Valentine's Day in the late 1800's
Oregon entered the Union: February 14, 1859
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