Memorial Day is a day of remembrance, honoring those who have died while in the service of their country. The day is typically celebrated with a parade and speeches at the memorial. Those who have died are often called “fallen heroes” and their service to the country is honored. The day was originally called Decoration Day, but it was renamed Memorial Day in 1868, making it an official holiday.
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Dates for Memorial Day
|Memorial Day 2021||Monday, May 31, 2021|
|Memorial Day 2022||Monday, May 30, 2022|
|Memorial Day 2023||Monday, May 29, 2023|
|Memorial Day 2024||Monday, May 27, 2024|
|Memorial Day 2025||Monday, May 26, 2025|
|Memorial Day 2026||Monday, May 25, 2026|
National Moment of Remembrance
On May 3 2000 the United States (signed by then President Bill Clinton) government pushed out the “National Moment of Remembrance” to Americans at 3 pm in the local time of Memorial Day to take several minutes to reflect and show respect for those who had lost their lives in defense of our nation and our principles.
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