Fun Fact: When Labor Day Was Born

Fun facts about labor day

The American version of Labor Day started in the 19th Century as a holiday to respect the contributions of the everyday working-man. The holiday became a national one after U.S. military troops & U.S. Marshals killed 13 union workers during the Pullman Strike. President Grover Cleveland did this as an apology to the labor movement for wrongly overusing his power.

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