Memorial Day FAQs:
- Memorial Day commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service.
- The first Memorial Day observance was on May 1, 1865.
- In 1971, federal law changed the commeration date from the traditional May 30 observance to the last Monday in May.
- The official birthplace of Memorial Day is Waterloo, New York.
- Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day.
Have a safe, healthy and peaceful Memorial Day.
United States we stand.
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