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



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