Mother’s Day falls on the second Sunday in May every year and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. In millions of households, mothers will be honored with flowers, greeting cards, candy, a special cake …….
This holiday owes its start to Anna Jarvis, who held a memorial to her mother in 1899. Jarvis’s mother had founded work clubs for women in her home state of West Virginia to improve sanitary and health conditions. Jarvis campaigned to have “Mother’s Day” recognized as a national celebration.
President Woodrow Wilson made Mother's Day official in 1914.