Celebrate Mother’s day with the lesser-known Mother’s Day facts that you should absolutely know.
Mother’s Day is celebrated every year to honor the mother in the family.
CHECK OUT THESE 22 MOTHER’S DAY FACTS:
1. The Mother’s Day behind Mother’s Day which we celebrate today was Anna Jarvis.
2. Mother’s Day became an official holiday in 1914 in the United States.
3. The first Mother’s Day was celebrated in 1908.
4. The word mother starts with the letter “M” in many languages.
5. 80% of moms say yes to having sex on Mother’s Day.
6. Approximately 50 countries across the world celebrate Mother’s Day, but not on the same date.
7. Greek mythology celebrated spring festivals in honor of the deity “Rhea”. She was the mother of many goddesses.
8. Omikami Amaterasu is the Mother of the World in the Shinto religion. The Imperial family in Japan claim they are her heirs.
9. A Russian laborer Valentina Vassilyev gave birth to 69 children from 1725 and 1765. She had 16 pairs of twins, 10 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.
10. The “Mother of All the Living” is Eve as described in the Bible.
11. J.K Rowling was a single mother and the series “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” which she wrote made her the first billionaire author.
12. Carnation flowers are the most famous flowers given on Mother’s day.
Pink and red honor for moms around and white for those moms who have passed away.
13. Mother’s Day is celebrated for 10 days in the month of October in India during a festival called “Durga Puja.”
14. This Day is the 3rd most famous card-sending holiday in the U.S.
15. The least favorite gift mom’s get on Mother’s day is “Appliances”.
16. About 122 million phone calls are made to moms on Mother’s Day in U.S.A.
17. Every mom’s first gift wish was “a trip to the spa”.
18. Every second 4.3 newborns are born in the world.
19. The UK celebrates Mother’s Day in march.
20. Approximately $14 billion money is spent on Mother’s Day in the U.S.
21. Scientific research has proven that there are really health benefits to receiving flowers on Mother’s Day.
22. In the former Yugoslavia, kids would tie up their mother on Mother’s Day. In order to be freed, she had to pay them with treats.