Happy Memorial DayMon, 31 May 2021 18:39:13 EDT
Happy Memorial Day from WATZ.
Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties. The holiday was observed on May 30th from 1868 to 1970. Now, however, the holiday is observed on the last Monday of May.
Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day to honor and mourn soldiers who died. Many volunteers place an American flag on graves of military personnel in national cemeteries. Memorial Day is also considered the unofficial beginning of summer in the United States.
According to statista.com, over 1 point 3 million Americans have died in battle since the Revolutionary War.
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