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In America, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother's Day to be a national holiday on May 9, 1914, though it has origins in ancient Greek and Roman festivals celebrating the mother goddesses Juno and Cybele.

Mother's Day (United States) - Wikipedia

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Mother's Day in the United States is an annual holiday celebrated on the second Sunday in ... In 1868, Ann Jarvis, mother of Anna Jarvis, created a committee to establish a "Mother's Fr...

Mother's Day - Holidays - HISTORY.com

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Mother's Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. The American incarnation of Mother's Day was created ...

Mother's Day History - History & Origins of Mothers Day

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Interesting details on history of Mothers day! Origin of Mother's Day goes back to the era of ancient Greek and Romans. But the roots of Mother's Day history can ...

The Founder of Mother's Day Later Fought to Have It Abolished ...

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May 4, 2015 ... Years after she founded Mother's Day, Anna Jarvis was dining at the Tea Room at Wanamaker's department store in Philadelphia. She saw ...

Mother's Day Turns 100: Its Surprisingly Dark History

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May 9, 2014 ... Born of war, Mother's Day grew to horrify its own mother, whose fight to fix the holiday "cost her everything, financially and physically."

7 Things You Don't Know About Mother's Day's Dark History

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May 7, 2015 ... The holiday started as an antiwar statement. But battles over who owned Mother's Day kept coming.

The Inventor of Mother's Day Disowned the Holiday, and So Should ...

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May 11, 2013 ... The second Sunday of May is a source of frustration and disappointment for men and women alike.

Anna Jarvis Was Sorry She Ever Invented Mother's Day - BuzzFeed ...

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May 8, 2015 ... The woman who devoted herself to the creation of a national holiday to honor overworked, underappreciated mothers regretted the commercial ...

Mother's Day History

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History, quotes, poems, gift ideas, and kid crafts for Mothers Day.