Memorial Day is a holiday that marks the unofficial start of summer. It's a time when people gather to enjoy barbecues, parades, and time with loved ones. But did you know that this holiday has a fascinating history and some surprising facts? For instance, did you know that Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day? Or that it wasn't until 1971 that Memorial Day became an official federal holiday? Whether you're a history buff or just curious about the origins of Memorial Day, read on to discover some fascinating facts that might just surprise you!
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