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How did Mother’s Day become an official holiday?

Updated: May 10, 2021

SoundWave Trivia Answer: Anna Jarvis conceived of Mother's Day following her mother's 1905 death as a way of honoring the sacrifices mothers made for their children. Her persistence paid off in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson signed a measure officially establishing the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day.

(Source: History.com)


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