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Labor Day

Here are some fun facts about Labor Day:

  • Labor Day is considered the unofficial end of summer.
  • The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City in Union Square.
  • The first state that officially declared Labor Day a holiday was Oregon back in 1887.
  • Labor Day is said to be the third most popular day in the United States for grilling.
  • The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council say between Memorial Day and Labor Day Americans will eat 7 billion hot dogs.
  •  The tradition of not being allowed to wear white after Day originated in the Victorian era where it was considered unfashionable to wear white after the end of summer.
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