Web Search Results for "May Day"

Mayday - Wikipedia
15 Oct 2019 at 10:43pm
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. The call is always given three times in a row ("Mayday ...

May Day 2020: What is May Day? Traditions and Lore of May ...
27 Jun 2019 at 11:56pm
Celebrate May Day 2020! Though it may seem quaint now, in decades past, the May Day Basket?like the ancient act of dancing around the Maypole?was a widespread symbol of spring in the United States and other countries.

May Day in Ireland - timeanddate.com
18 Oct 2019 at 9:25am
May Day (L Bealtaine), or Labour Day (L an Lucht Oibre), is the first Monday of May. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland. It is a traditional Celtic festival and a time to campaign for workers rights.

This Day in History - What Happened Today - HISTORY
19 Oct 2019 at 2:22am
On October 18, 1867, the U.S. formally takes possession of Alaska after purchasing the territory from Russia for $7.2 million, or less than two cents an acre. The Alaska purchase comprised 586,412 ...

International Workers' Day - Wikipedia
18 Oct 2019 at 4:46am
International Workers' Day, also known as Workers' Day, Labour Day in some countries and often referred to as May Day, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement which occurs every year on May Day (1 May), an ancient European spring festival.. The date was chosen by a pan-national organization of socialist and communist political ...

May Day - Wikipedia
15 Oct 2019 at 9:03pm
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. In the late 19th century, May Day was chosen as the date for International Workers' Day by the Socialists and Communists of the Second International to commemorate the ...

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