Labor Day Facts
Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday of September, is an important and treasured holiday for American workers.
Below are a few “fun” facts we hope you enjoy:
- Labor Day achieved national recognition in 1894. Oregon was the first state to recognize the holiday in 1887.
- Labor Day weekend is the second most important sales weekend for American retailers, surpassed only by the infamous Black Friday.
- According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, hot dog season begins on Memorial Day and ends on Labor Day.
- With 57 percent of Americans taking part, Labor Day is the 3rd most popular grilling holiday behind July 4th (71 percent) and Memorial Day (57 percent).
TMIB hopes you have a fun, safe and restful Labor Day.