Web Search Results for "May Day"

May Day - Wikipedia
15 Oct 2018 at 1:26am
May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on 1 May.It is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the festivities.

The Brief Origins of May Day | Industrial Workers of the World
8 Oct 2018 at 7:28pm
By Eric Chase - 1993. Most people living in the United States know little about the International Workers' Day of May Day. For many others there is an assumption that it is a holiday celebrated in state communist countries like Cuba or the former Soviet Union.

Mayday - Wikipedia
10 Oct 2018 at 1:10am
Mayday is an emergency procedure word used internationally as a distress signal in voice-procedure radio communications.. It is used to signal a life-threatening emergency primarily by aviators and mariners, but in some countries local organizations such as firefighters, police forces, and transportation organizations also use the term.

May Day History: How May 1 Became a Holiday for Workers | Time
1 May 2017 at 7:11am
Celebrations on May 1 have long had two, seemingly contradictory meanings. On one hand, May Day is known for maypoles, flowers and welcoming the spring.

May Day - New World Encyclopedia
19 Dec 2008 at 6:53pm
May Day was a traditional summer holiday in many pre-Christian European pagan cultures. While February 1 was the first day of Spring, May 1 was the first day of summer; hence, the summer solstice on June 25 (now June 21) was Midsummer.

May Day 2018: What is May Day and what is its origin? - CNN
11 Oct 2018 at 7:36am
May Day has its roots in pagan festivals, but it's also recognized as International Worker's Day

WHAT IS THIS? This is an unscreened compilation of results from several search engines. The sites listed are not necessarily recommended by Surfnetkids.com.