Trivia Time: Memorial Day Edition

Posted: May 30, 2011 by Keith Stone in Memorial Day, trivia

Today is Memorial Day, a day in which we remember those who have lost their lives defending America. It also marks the beginning of summer, baby! That brings us to our trivia question. The prize for getting it right is kissing a sailor. The answer is after the jump.

What was Memorial Day originally called? (and a hint: it is not Canada Day)

Answer: Decoration Day. It was first observed by freed slaves to remember fallen soldiers in the Civil War in 1865.

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