Happy Memorial Day!
We hope you enjoy your day off with family & friends! But let’s not forget the true meaning of this day…read on to learn about Memorial Day history.
We did our research and found the following facts surrounding Memorial Day:
- Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.
- Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971.
- Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades.
- Each year on Memorial Day, a national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time.
We at Pixa would like to thank all those who have served our country.