Feb 222012
 
Veteran's Day

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month peace was finally reached. On November 11, 1918 World War I came to an end with the signing of an armistice. The “war to end all wars” was at an end. Known as Poppy Day, Remembrance Day (Canada), Eleven Eleven Eleven Day (Netherlands), and […]

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Feb 222012
 
Labor Day

Labor Day is celebrated in the United States and Canada. In the United States, Labor Day falls on the first Monday in September. Labor Day was originally created to honor the working class. The idea for this holiday is generally credited to Knights of Labor leader P.J. McGuire although some believe that machinist Matthew Maguire […]

 February 22, 2012  Posted by at 11:40 am September Tagged with: , ,  Comments Off on Labor Day