Monday, September 3, 2012

Happy Labor Day!

For many, Labor Day symbolizes the last day of summer.  Most children (including ours) will begin school tomorrow, and life will return to the hustle and bustle of the fall and winter months.  Just for fun, we've come up with some Labor Day facts for you (in case, like us, you only know Labor Day as the holiday to do nothing or the day before school starts):
  • The Labor Day holiday was created to pay tribute to the contributions and achievements of the American workers.
  • Labor Day stems from the labor movements in the 19th century as workers protested long hours, little pay, and young children being forced to work.
  • The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882.
  • In 1884, Labor Day was moved to the first Monday in September.
  • Labor Day was made a Federal holiday in 1894. 

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