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"International Workers Day/May Day:History and Significance!!!"

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May 1 or May day many would identify it just as a predetermined holiday. Even many would planned their vacation and fun time, It's not the mistake of u and me. Our history never gave us the real taste of workers movement and significance of May day. A Historic day in every working class movement but lost its significance over the years due to improper awareness about the day.  Let’s look into the history for importance of may day.

May day is celebrated as International workers day in remembrance with Haymarket Affair, Chicago 1986. May 1 declared as international workers day by second International on 1890. Chicago workers were first to organize 8 hours worker movement during Haymarket affair.
History: The first of May was originally celebrated by pagans throughout Europe as the beginning of summer, which was recognized as a day of fertility (both for the first spring planting and sexual intercourse). A maypole was oftentimes erected for young women and men to dance around and en…