Happy Memorial Day 2017 Facts, Activities, Events, Desserts, Fireworks
Today we are going to tell you some of the very awesome happy Memorial Day facts, activities, events, desserts and fireworks so that you can get to know something about this awesome Memorial Day which we celebrate with very great honors and loves.
Happy Memorial Day Facts, Events, Desserts and Activity
- Memorial Day is the only day which is celebration of the honor and respect.
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- Over 6 lakhs soldier lost their life while saving their own country and nation who fight very hard and don’t care for their life too. When we see from the officially website of the civil war, we read that approx. 6.44 Lakh American have died on the conflicts. In this war almost 3.65 lakh troops and confederacy was about 2.6 lakh.
- This is the only war in which approx. 2.5 lakh due to plague and war disease and rest approx. 3.5 lakh soldiers lost their life in the war.
- This is the federal holiday in the America which is celebrated worldwide.
- The official birthplace of the Memorial Day is the Waterloo which is situated in New York City.
- This is the day which is celebrated on the last Monday of the May month.
- Waterloo celebrating its memorial day from the May 5, 1866 which was the first celebration of this awesome day.
- In the time of Bill Clinton on the post of President, they signed an act named national moment of remembrance which clearly say that official time of remembers those soldiers who fight was 3:00 P.M. So people also advice to stop our watches on 3 P.M. according to local time.
- First it starts with name of decoration but its name changed to Memorial Day.
- This is the tribute to those soldiers who fight in the civil war but their tribute also suggest us a dress which is known as red poppies. It is not officially decided but it is known as symbol for remembrance. This dress is also come in the tradition of wearing.
- As this is the day for memories the soldiers but some states also have some conflict in the celebration of this day as we found some of the state which has different date for celebration. Check these.
- Mississippi celebrate at last Monday of the month of April
- Georgia celebrate on 26 April every year
- Alabama celebrate on fourth Monday of April
- Texas likes to celebrate with name of Confederate Heroes day which is celebrated on 19th of every year in the month of January.
- Virginia in last Monday of may
- North and South Carolina celebrate on May 10.
- Louisiana on 3rd of June
- Tennessee calls it as Confederate Decoration Day and many others.
- In the first Memorial Day, there were approx. 5000 people who participate in it and given tribute to those soldiers who fight in the civil war.
- This is the only war from America, which lost the maximum human being so that it is now known as the Memorial Day.
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