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Who started Labor Day? The bloody and confusing history of an American holiday.

Who started Labor Day? The bloody and confusing history of an American holiday.

The Washington Post - By Rachel Siegel

The act making Labor Day a federal holiday spared few words when it was signed into law on June 28, 1894. Above the scripted signatures of President Grover Cleveland, the speaker of the House and the vice president, the 83-word law declared that the first Monday of September be “the day celebrated …

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