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"May Day" has an interesting History, Pagans celebrated it as a day of romp, then Early Christians tried it to get some pomp,then it was banned by a Puritan Parliament for being too Merry then there it was kind of lossed then The Labo(U)r Movement used this day as a rallying cry, now it stumbles along with no real Authoritative backer. In the background the powerless are reigniting this day.
The London Trade Council founded in 1860 used this day for organising the "the Work Force"
Their History is here for the latest version of may celebrations:-
it evolved from " fun of spring when the sap has risen"
The Puritan Parliament banned May day
present links to Origins and Traditions / from pagan origins to labor movement then to
Pagan & Wiccan Traditions of May Day and other facinating sites