FLAG DAY (UNITED STATES)

Flag Day (United States) In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.  The United States Army also celebrates the U.S. Army Birthdays on this date; Congress adopted “the … More FLAG DAY (UNITED STATES)

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo Cinco de Mayo (pronounced: [ˈsiŋko ðe ˈmaʝo]; Spanish for “Fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza. In the United States, … More Cinco de Mayo

MAY DAY

May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on May 1. It is an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival.  It is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the celebrations that the day includes. In the late 19th century, May Day was chosen as the date … More MAY DAY