May 1st is Labor Day in Bolivia

Bolivia celebrates Labor Day on May 1st each year. This might seem strange to Americans since it's all based on something that happened over 100 years ago in Chicago! Meanwhile in the USA Labor Day is actually celebrated on the first Monday of every September and is based on events that took place 16 years earlier, in 1870 - in Canada! Read about Labor Day and why and how it's celebrated in Bolivia on May 1st.

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