International Labour Day, also known as May Day

International Labour Day, also known as May Day is observed on May 1 every year to honors workers worldwide.

  • The day commemorates workers’ contributions to achieving economic and social rights globally.
  • Originated from the Haymarket Affair in 1886 when a labor demonstration demanding an eight-hour workday turned violent in Chicago.
  • In 1889, European socialist parties united to establish May 1 as International Labour Day, and it has been observed annually since then.

Q: When is International Labour Day observed?

a) June 1
b) May 15
c) April 1
d) May 1

Ans : d) May 1

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