Happy Labor Day! However you’re celebrating, I hope you’re enjoying it! I thought it would be fun today to share some quick fun facts with you about the holiday, but first a little history!
Observed on the first Monday in September, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. Created by the labor movement in the late 19th century, the date became a federal holiday in 1894. Today, Labor Day also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, parades and athletic events!
According to studies:
66% of American’s grill on Labor Day
- With 66% of grillers choosing to grill burgers
Typically, Americans consume 7 bilion hot dogs every Labor Day!
85% of Labor Day Travelers will travel by automobile!