VALENTINE’SDAYthe storyValentine’s Day is on February 14.It is the date to celebrate love andlovers. But what is the history of Valentine’s Day and why is it onFebruary 14? There are many stories and legends. Here’s one of them.Valentine was a priest in Rome in the 3 century. Emperor Claudius wasthe ruler. Claudius wanted to expand the empire. He needed soldiers,
but many soldiers did not want to leave their wives. Claudius wasangry and banned marriage. Valentine continued to marry people insecret. When Claudius discovered this, he was very angry. He putValentine in prison. Valentine died on February 14.