Calendar : Mother's Day
Event : Mother's Day
Event Type: Other
Event Description : Mothers Day, in 1872, Julia Ward Howe (author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic) suggested this day be dedicated to peace. Motherâs Day meetings were held yearly in Boston, MA on this day. In 1907 Ana Jarvis began a campaign to establish a National Motherâs Day on the second Sunday of May. It took four years and in 1911 it was proclaimed a national holiday. Countries celebrating Mothers Day are the USA, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Turkey, Australia and Belgium.
Date : 11 May 2014
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