Aren’t you eagerly looking forward to Memorial Day? Like most
Americans, you probably have plans to make the most of the three-day weekend.
Many people like to enjoy the holiday as a prelude to a fun-filled summer
vacation that they’ll be taking soon. But, before talking about all that you
intend to cram into the long weekend, let’s talk about how this special event
originated in the country.
The First Memorial Day was on May 30, 1967
It will interest you to know that the first Memorial Day was
celebrated in 1967 in possibly Charleston though various other cities also
claim credit for the first celebration. In any case, Congress passed the
Uniform Holiday Act in 1968 and designated the last Monday of every May. That’s
the day when the country would remember the sac