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Good video-History of Labor Day, In 1894, Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday after a failed attempt to break up a railroad strike.

For a lot of people, Labor Day means two things: a day off and the end of summer. But why is it called Labor Day? Labor Day is a day set aside to pay tribute to working men and women. It has been celebrated as a national holiday in the United States and Canada since 1894. Labor unions themselves celebrated the first labor days in the United States, although there's some speculation as to exactly who came up with the idea. Most historians credit Peter McGuire, general secretary of the…

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Find out more about the history of Labor Day, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

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Happy Labor Day everyone! If you have the day off, enjoy it! If not, be thankful you have a job.

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The Bloody Origin Of Labor Day

Interesting how some of our most valued freedoms were borne by ordinary citizens, who cared and were willing to die for what they believed....bravery doesnt come from a uniform and a gun!

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For a lot of people, Labor Day means two things: a day off and the end of summer. But why is it called Labor Day? Labor Day is a day set aside to pay tribute to working men and women. It has been celebrated as a national holiday in the United States and Canada since 1894. Labor unions themselves celebrated the first labor days in the United States, although there's some speculation as to exactly who came up with the idea. Most historians credit Peter McGuire, general secretary of the…

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The Bloody Origin Of Labor Day