Did You Know? Countdown to the Month of May 2009 (04/29)


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore about
the Month of May

April 29 : 02 days till May

Did you know that Mother’s Day has been officially celebrated in May since 1908?

First recognized by Congress in 1908 and then by Presidential proclamation in 1914, Mother’s Day honors the more than 83 million mothers now living in America. In the United States, the holiday is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. In the United Kingdom, Mother’s Day is known as Mothering Day, and is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of the Lenten Season.

This year Mother’s Day will be celebrated on Sunday May 10th.

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