Southern California Public Radio, “How did May Day become a day for immigrant rights marches?”

The incident was tied to the anarchist movement of the time — one reason the remembrance never took off in the United States, said Rivera-Salgado. Lawmakers instead established Labor Day on the first Monday of September as a national holiday in 1894.

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