Labour Day/International Workers’ Day (also known as May Day) is a celebration of the international labour movement(Labor Day in the USA). May 1 is a national holiday in more than 80 countries and celebrated unofficially in many other countries.
International Workers’ Day is the commemoration of the 1886 Haymarket affair in Chicago. The police were trying to disperse a public assembly during a general strike for the eight-hour workday, when an unidentified person threw a bomb at them. The police reacted by firing on the workers, killing dozens of demonstrators and several of their own officers. “Reliable witnesses testified that all the pistol flashes came from the center of the street, where the police were standing, and none from the crowd. Moreover, initial newspaper reports made no mention of firing by civilians. A telegraph pole at the scene was filled with bullet holes, all coming from the direction of the police.
Labour day celebrated in Following countries.
Americas, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, North Korea, South Korea, Lebanon, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Europe, Eastern bloc under Communist governments, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, South Africa, Tanzania
In Pakistan India Labour day is not passing in right purpose this day lose for poor public. Government remember only first may to show loyality but in real no out put.
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