8203; 8203; 8203; 8203; 8203; 8203; May 12 is mother's day in 2019. Mother's Day is a festival for thanking mothers. When did mother's day begin? What mother's Day is this year? This article brings you the development history of mother's day. Let's have a look.
What mother's Day is 2019: the 106th
The second Sunday in May every year is mother's day. Mothers usually receive gifts on this day. Carnations are regarded as flowers dedicated to their mothers, while the mother flower in China is Hemerocallis, also known as forget worry grass.
Mother's day in the modern sense originated in the United States by Anna & middot; Mary & middot; Ms. Jarvis initiated that she was unmarried all her life and had been with her mother. In 1907, Jarvis wrote to the Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, West Virginia, asking for a special memorial service for her mother who had died for the second anniversary. Her mother had served the Sunday School of the church for more than 20 years.
In 1908, the Church declared Jarvis's mother's death - the second Sunday in May as mother's day. Jarvis organized a mother's Day Committee and began a large-scale publicity to call for mother's day as a legal holiday. In 1910, West Virginia became the first state in the United States to celebrate Mother's day.
In 1911, the celebration of mother's day has been carried out widely, not only sweeping every state of the United States of America, but also Canada, Mexico and some countries in South America began to celebrate the festival. In the following years, the upsurge of mother's Day celebrations continued unabated. In 1912, the United States of America established the International Association for mother's day.
In May 1913, the house of representatives of the United States of America unanimously passed a resolution calling on the president and all officials of the cabinet, the house of Representatives and the federal government to wear white carnation on Mother's day. In 1914, Woodrow, then president of the United States; Wilson signed an order to officially designate the second Sunday of may as mother's Day throughout the United States.
Where did mother's day begin
Ancient Greece. Mother's Day originated in ancient Greece. On this day, the ancient Greeks paid tribute to Cybele, the mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, Hera and Hestia.
Ancient Rome. The scale of the event becomes larger, and the celebration often lasts as long as three days. Of course, the worship of goddess in ancient times was just a superstition, which is very different from today's respect for motherhood.
britain. In the mid-17th century, mother's day spread to Britain. The British took the fourth Sunday of Ramadan as mother's day. On this day, young people who go out will come home and bring some small gifts to their mother.
U.S.A. In 1876, the United States was still mourning the dead of the civil war. Anna & middot; Anna Jarvis taught the course of American Memorial Day in the chapel. After talking about the heroic stories of dying in the battle, she prayed and said, 'I hope someone will create a mother's day somewhere and sometime to commemorate and praise the mothers of the United States and the world.' Mrs. Chavez has served her chapel for more than 25 years. When she died at the age of 72, her 41 year old daughter Anna decided to create a mother's day to realize her mother's wish many years ago. After a long period of persistence and efforts, she finally achieved gratifying results in 1914. The Congress of the United States of America officially named the second Sunday in May as mother's day, and asked the president to issue a declaration calling on government officials to fly the national flag on all public buildings.