HOW DO YOU HONOR YOUR FALLEN MILITARY IN YOUR COUNTRY?
About MEMORIAL DAY today in the US:
On May 5, 1868, Army General John Logan was credited for starting this national holiday shortly after the American Civil War Between the States. He set it to be observed on May 30 of each year. It was not until 1971 that we began recognizing Memorial Day on the last Monday in May.
Here are a couple of trivia questions for those readers from the US today on our Memorial Day.
Which southern state first celebrated the federal holiday of Memorial Day?*
What northern state was the first to observe Memorial Day?*
|*Answers to above trivia questions.|
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