Memorial Day: 5 things you didn’t know about the holiday

Memorial Day: 5 things you didn’t know about the holiday

A number of American people consider Memorial Day as a chance to rest in the park with significant ones and yeah it pretty much is. However, it is vital for people not to ignore the importance of the day.

That’s why we are here offering five things you should consider while you are having a great time on memorial day.

Firstly, we all know that memorial day is the day of remembrance, and Congress also created a specific minute of remembrance which was established in December 2000 motivating people to pause each Memorial day at 3 p.m. local time to recall the memory of the very brave super hero and heroine who have sacrificed their life saving the country.

Secondly, the tradition that Memorial Day is celebrated in late May is because it is the time when the flowers bloom throughout the whole country.

Thirdly, the oldest constantly running Memorial day parade in the nation is the Ironton-Lawrence Memorial day in Ironton, Ohio.

Fourthly, Taps are typically performed at the military funerals and annual Memorial day wreath ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider and they are originally taken from the separate Civil War bulge which is known as “Scott Tattoo”.

Lastly, it is known that on Memorial Day, 41.5 people will travel to somewhere. And 36.6 million will travel by car or clogging up the freeways.


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