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Story of Anna Jarvis: Mother of Mother’s Day

Story of Anna Jarvis: Mother of Mother's Day

The story of Mother’s Day is the story of firm determination of a daughter, Anna Jarvis who resolved to pay tribute to her mother, Mrs Anna M Jarvis and all other mothers of the world. Anna Jarvis dedicated her life to fulfill her mothers dream of the recognition of day for honoring mothers. Though never a mother herself, Founder of …

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Mother’s Day

Mother's Day

Mother’s Day became a legal public holiday in USA in 1914, largely as the result of the efforts of Miss Anna Jarvis, of Philadelphia, USA. On May 8 of that year President Wilson approved a joint resolution of Congress providing that “the second Sunday in May shall hereafter be designated and known as Mother’s Day.” This resolution was introduced in the …

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World Earth Day Images, Stock Photos

World Earth Day Images

World Earth Day Images, Stock Photos: World Earth Day is celebrated every year as an annual event by the people all across the world on 22nd of April in order to increase the awareness among people about the environment safety as well as to demonstrate the environmental protection measures. First time, the world earth day was celebrated in the year …

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Hollywood psychological thriller film: Split movie review

Hollywood psychological thriller film: Split movie review

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Produced by: M. Night Shyamalan, Jason Blum, Marc Bienstock Written by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley Music by: West Dylan Thordson Cinematography: Mike Gioulakis Duration: 1 hour 57 minutes Release date: 24th February, 2017 Split is a American psychological thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The film stars …

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USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest Santa Run

USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest Santa Run

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA – December 24, 2016 – A total of 5,025 race participants dressed in Santa suits crossed the finish line at the Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler in Virginia Beach, breaking the Guinness World Record for the Largest Santa Claus Run. Photo: A total of 5,025 race participants dressed in Santa suits crossed the finish line at the Surf-N-Santa …

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USA breaks Guinness World Record: Longest Practice Putting Green

USA breaks Guinness World Record: Longest Practice Putting Green

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – October 21, 2016 – The Famous Grouse, Scotland’s #1 Scotch, set a new world record title for the Longest Practice Putting Green at a length of 104 feet and 2 inches; Hollis Thomas, Former NFL star who played with the Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers set the record. Photo: Bagpiper Charles Rutan of …

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USA Guinness World Record: Most sandwiches made in 1 hour

USA Guinness World Record: Most sandwiches made in 1 hour

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – September 26, 2016 – Temple University sent tens of thousands of sandwiches to Philadelphia-area food banks; the school has set the world record for the most sandwiches made in one hour, as hundreds of volunteers put together 49,100 sandwiches at the Liacouras Center. The school has set the world record for the most peanut butter and …

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American Revolutionary War Story: A Gunpowder Story

American Revolutionary War Story: A Gunpowder Story

In the autumn of 1777 the English decided to attack Fort Henry, at Wheeling, in northwestern Virginia. This was an important border fort named in honor of Patrick Henry, and around which had grown up a small village of about twenty-five log houses. A band of Indians, under the leadership of one Simon Girty, was supplied by the English with …

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Guinness World Records: Largest parade of trucks

Guinness World Records: Largest parade of trucks

Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA – May 17, 2016 – Montgomery County-based Make-A-Wish, which serves Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and the Susquehanna Valley, broke the Guinness World Record for the largest parade of trucks – a total of 590 trucks. Photo: The annual Make-A-Wish Truck Convoy in Lancaster, Pa. this past Mother’s Day have set a world record for largest convoy. 590 trucks …

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When was the first Mother’s Day observed?

When was the first Mothers Day observed?

The first Mother’s Day observance was a church service honoring Mrs. Anna Reese Jarvis, held at Anna Jarvis’s request in Grafton, West Virginia, and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 10, 1908. Carnations, her mother’s favorite flowers, were supplied at that first service by Miss Jarvis. White carnations were chosen because they represented the sweetness, purity and endurance of mother love. …

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