Today is Monday and a national holiday here in the United States. We celebrate Memorial Day today to honor those that have died while in service fighting in any war.
But as usual, with most holidays, we decide to celebrate it for something else. Memorial Day is now celebrated as the unofficial start of summer, picnics and camping season.
From Keystone RV Company website article ‘Why You Should Never Wish Someone a “Happy Memorial Day”’ –
Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day as a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Since Memorial Day honors those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our Nation you should not wish someone a “Happy Memorial Day.”
The above-mentioned article has ‘11 Facts You Didn’t Know about Memorial Day’ – click the link above to find out what those facts are.
Whether you live in the United States or another country, let’s not forget the many brave people who have died in the many wars of this world’s history.