- First Labor Day was celebrated in New York City on Tuesday, September 5, 1882.
- The idea to celebrate the holiday on the first Monday in September came about in 1884 by the Central Labor Union.
- In 1909 at the American Federation of Labor convention, the Sunday before Labor Day was designated as Labor Sunday.
- It became a federal holiday in 1894 after the Pullman Strike.
Regardless of how you spend the day, we hope that you have a fun and relaxing end of the summer holiday!