TOP 10 Facts About Mother’s Day | Happy Mother’s Day 2022

It’s almost Mother’s Day and you know what that means…gifts galore! But just because it’s a holiday doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be learning something new, right? It’s always fun to learn new facts about popular topics and what better topic is there than Mother’s Day?

TOP 10 Facts About Mother's Day

TOP 10 Facts About Mother’s Day

1. Mother’s Day was created in 1908 by Anna Jarvis, who wanted to honor her late mother.

2. The most popular flower for Mother’s Day is the rose.

3. The first Mother’s Day service of worship was given at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, West Virginia, by Anna Jarvis, who was deeply inspired by her own mother.

4. Mother’s Day is a commonly honoured national holiday in the United States.

5. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother’s Day as an official holiday.

6. Mother’s Day isn’t always on the same date each year.

7. Mother’s Day is the third highest-selling holiday for flowers and plants.

8. One of the earliest Mother’s Day celebrations was in Ancient Greece

9. The history of American Mother’s Day starts with peacemaker Ann Jarvis.

10. Ann’s daughter Anna continued her legacy by creating the official holiday.