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LABOR DAY

Quick Facts : Labor Day

  • Date: Sep 04, 2017
  • National
  • Also Called: Labour Day
  • Celebrations: Parades, Family reunions, Picnics, Fireworks and Public art events
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Labor Day is celebrated as a national holiday on the first Monday in September in Canada and United States since the 1880s to pay tribute to the contributions, workers have made to make the country strong and prosper. In most of the other countries 1st May is celebrated as Labor Day.

The first Labor Day in the USA was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5 1882, in New York City as per the plans of the Central Labor Union. In 1884 the first Monday in September was selected as the Labor Day holiday, as originally proposed. Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of the Canadian and American workers

Nowadays Labor Day is regarded as a day of parades, speeches and political demonstrations. In US this day is symbolized as the end of the summer. People enjoy the day with their friends and families, go for boating, picnics, fireworks and much more.

Labor Day Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Mon
  • Sep 01, 2008
  • Mon
  • Sep 07, 2009
  • Mon
  • Sep 06, 2010
  • Mon
  • Sep 05, 2011
  • Mon
  • Sep 03, 2012
  • Mon
  • Sep 02, 2013
  • Mon
  • Sep 05, 2016
  • Mon
  • Sep 01, 2014
  • Mon
  • Sep 07, 2015

Us holidays celebrated in year 2016

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Fri
  • Jan 01, 2016
  • Mon
  • Jan 18, 2016
  • Sun
  • Feb 14, 2016
  • Mon
  • Feb 15, 2016
  • Fri
  • Mar 25, 2016
  • Sun
  • Mar 27, 2016
  • Sun
  • May 08, 2016
  • Mon
  • May 30, 2016
  • Sun
  • Jun 19, 2016
  • Mon
  • Jul 04, 2016
  • Mon
  • Sep 05, 2016
  • Mon
  • Oct 10, 2016
  • Mon
  • Oct 31, 2016
  • Fri
  • Nov 11, 2016
  • Thu
  • Nov 24, 2016
  • Sun
  • Dec 25, 2016