Friday, May 10, 2013

The History of Mother's Day

Second Sunday of May is being celebrated as "Mother's Day" in most countries including US, Australia, Canada and India. In the United States, Mother's Day did not become an official holiday until 1915. Its establishment was due largely to the perseverance and love of one daughter, Anna Jarvis. When Anna Jarvis's mother, Mrs. Jarvis died on 5th of May, 1905, Anna was determined to honor her. Due to Anna Jarvis continuous efforts the Resolution for having a dedicated Mother's Day was signed by US President Woodrow Wilson on 8th of May, 1914. On Mother's Day children of all ages treat their mothers to something special and give unique gifts to Mothers. Read more on that how people celebrate Mother's Day.

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