Mother’s Day Facts 2018

Every event we celebrate throughout the year has some interesting history and facts behind it. Being a simple and lovely, you may not think much about all the interesting things that are related to this event of Mother’s Day and this is why today, we have come up with this article which contains some top mother’s day facts 2018. I am sure that you are definitely going to love these facts since they were chosen from some top sources and of course, they are true.

Top 10 Mother’s Day Facts 2018:

Here is a list of some of the top Mother’s Day Facts 2018.

  • Mother’s Day is often associated with Mothering Sunday, a Christian holiday. They are not related to each other.
  • Mother’s Day has also been linked to Cybele, a Greek tradition, and Hilaria, a Roman festival. Again, they are not related to Mother’s Day.
  • The first Mother’s Day was celebrated in 1908. Anna Jarvis honored her mother Ann Jarvis with a memorial.
  • Ann Jarvis had started a committee in 1868 to establish ‘Mother’s Friendship Day’. Her motivation had been to reunite families after the Civil War. She died in 1905 before Mother’s Day became a holiday.
    In 1912, Anna Jarvis trademarked both ‘Mother’s Day’ and ‘the second Sunday in May’. She also created
  • Mother’s Day International Association.
  • Mother’s Day became a recognized holiday in 1914 in the United States.
  • By the 1920s it had become so commercialized already that Anna Jarvis was disappointed.
  • The holiday was then adapted into many other countries.
  • In the 1800s attempts were made to celebrate mothers in various parts of the U.S. but none of them reached beyond their local areas.
  • Approximately 122 million phone calls are made to moms on Mother’s Day in the United States.

Posted in: Mother's Day

Leave a Comment