Glorious day of peace and labor
• Day of the glorious peace and labor
May 1 in many countries around the world celebrated international holiday - Labor Day, which originally was called the International Workers' Day.
May 1, 1886 American workers organized a strike, put forward the requirement of 8-hour workday. The strike and the accompanying demonstration ended in violent clashes with police.
The explosion of a bomb during a rally. In July 1889 the International Congress of Paris II in memory of the actions of the workers of Chicago decided to hold the annual May 1 demonstrations.
First day of International Workers' Day was celebrated in 1890 in Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, the USA, Norway, France, Sweden and some other countries.
For a long time, May Day was a symbol of the revolution, irreconcilable class struggle, have "political overtones" and was marked by demonstrations, decorated with portraits of political figures, leaders of manufacture, slogans, appeals, posters and diagrams of the achievements in this or that sectors of the economy, science and culture. But gradually this context is lost.
Today, this festival is celebrated in 142 countries and territories of the world May 1 or the first Monday in May. For some countries the tradition of gathering people under the banner of the trade unions has been preserved, but in most countries it is still not a political celebration, namely, Labor Day, the bright spring holiday when organized folk festivals, performances, fairs, peaceful demonstrations and a variety of entertainment events. And for some it is just another day off, during which you can relax or spend time with family.
Congratulations on! May Day!
We remember this day since childhood, and he was always happy, grandfathers and great grandfathers legacy -
Glorious day of peace and labor!
So let the sun shine brighter, the unit streams, and for all
Let them remember our children
Day of happiness, friendship and good!