May Day Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at May Day, referred to as International Workers Day in many countries.

Facts:
Celebrated on the first day of May each year.
In Gaelic traditions, it is known as Beltaine (or the Anglicized "Beltane").
May Day has shared a date with International Workers' Day since the 1880s. At the time, labor movements around the world were fighting for fair work accommodations like eight-hour workdays and unions.
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