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What is Memorial Day?

The concept of Memorial Day stemmed from the civil war; it was created to commemorate fallen soldiers. It officially became a holiday in 1876. Today many Americans observe Memorial Day by attending picnics and parades.

When is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May as noted below.

May 28, 2012 May 29, 2017
May 27, 2013 May 28, 2018
May 26, 2014 May 27, 2019
May 25, 2015 May 25, 2020
May 30, 2016 May 31, 2021

FREE Memorial Day Coloring Pages

We offer free coloring pages to help you celebrate Memorial Day.

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