Friday, September 2, 2022 / by Elissa Tran
It’s that time of year again. Call your family and friends — and get ready to fire up the grill one more time for an all-out cookout. Although we’re year-round grillers (and will be cooking outdoors well into the fall and winter months), Labor Day is an opportunity to host an extra special get-together. We’re not saying ‘goodbye’ to summer — we’re celebrating it!
A Few, Labor Day Facts:
Canada celebrated "Labour Day" before us
“Labour Day," as it’s spelled by our neighbors to the north, was first celebrated in Canada in 1894 — on the first Monday of September, just like us.
Oregon was the first state to observe Labor Day
The first one to make it a statewide holiday, a full seven years before it was passed by Congress.
President Grover Cleveland made it a federal holiday
Made Labor Day offi ...