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Memorial Day 2017:-


Memorial Day in 2017 is on 29th of May (Monday). In the United States, Memorial Day is always celebrated on the last Monday of May

 Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States celebrated for remembering those people who died while serving in the country's armed forces or their service for nation.Well Memorial Day, originally also called Decoration Day.


As a Federal holiday, not only will schools and libraries be closed, most federal and state offices will be closed for celebrating Memorial Day.

Memorial Day Images 2017
Memorial Day Images 2017



Most of the times Memorial Day always falls on a Monday, this creates a three-day break known as Memorial Day weekend.Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day and it is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season.

 It is a popular holiday enjoyed with outdoor events and also visit those places their soldiers body is buried for salute them or Many volunteers place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries..


Memorial Day was started to honor those who had served and died during the American Civil War, in which more than 600,000 soldiers on both sides died.

The war which claimed the most American lives was the Civil war, with over 618,000 deaths, compared to 416,000 in World War II.



Memorial Day Images 2017
Memorial Day Images 2017


Decoration Day(Memorial Day) began on May 30, 1868, three years after the Civil War ended. It was established for Americans to decorate the graves of fallen soldiers with flowers.

Memorial events were held in 183 cemeteries in 27 states in 1868, and 336 in 1869.[24] The northern states quickly adopted the holiday. Michigan made "Decoration Day" an official state holiday in 1871 and by 1890, every northern state had followed suit.

A Memorial Day holiday was in practice in the South since 1866. The U.S. National Park Service, as well as numerous scholars, attribute its beginning to the ladies of Columbus, Georgia.

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Memorial Day Images 2017
Memorial Day Images 2017

Memorial Day Images 2017
Memorial Day Images 2017
Memorial Day Images 2017
Memorial Day Images 2017

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