Labor Day weekend is almost here! And, while it’s hard to say goodbye to summer – and summer Fridays – I’m sure you’re all looking forward to some well-deserved time off.
Whether you’re heading out for one last summer hurrah, firing up the barbecue, or just relaxing, here’s some holiday trivia you can share with your friends and family.
🤔 After more than 120 years, who originally invented the holiday – the Carpenters or the Machinists – is still being debated.
💼 More than 150 million people currently make up the American workforce, and 14.3 million of those workers belong to unions.
🌭 Labor Day unofficially marks the end of peak hot dog season. Americans typically eat 7 billion hot dogs between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
🏈 Professional football historically kicks off after Labor Day weekend. On September 9, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take on the Dallas Cowboys in the first game of the 2021 NFL season.
What are your plans for the holiday weekend? Share them in the comments!
Wow- fascinating trivia facts. My long weekend plans include a rafting trip, time with family, and the lake with Hooch!