When is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May.

Originally known ad Decoration Day, it was enacted to honor soldiers who had died while fighting in the American Civil War.  After World War I, the federal holiday was extended to honor all U.S. soldiers who have died while in military service.

2011 - May 30

2012 - May 28

2013 - May 27

2014 - May 26

2015 - May 25