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The History of Memorial Day

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Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, is a United States federal holiday dedicated to mourning the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the armed forces. It is observed on the last Monday of May annually. It was formerly observed on May 30th, from 1868 to 1970.

Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day, to honor and mourn those who have given their lives while serving in the military. Volunteers also place American flags on the graves of military personnel in national cemeteries.

In the year 1868, General John Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic called for a “Decoration Day”, which was widely celebrated. By 1890, every Northern state had adopted it as a holiday. The World Wars turned it into a generalized day of remembrance, instead of just for the Civil War. In 1971, Congress officially the named the holiday “Memorial Day” and changed its observance to the last Monday in May.

Two other days celebrate those who have served or are currently serving in the United States military.

1. Armed Forces Day, an unofficial U.S. holiday for honoring those currently serving in the armed forces, is celebrated earlier in May.

2. Veterans Day, which honors those who have served in the United States Armed Forces is celebrated on November 11th.

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