Tuesday October 03, 2023

Mother's Day 2012

Bouquet of flowers for mother on Mother’s Day.
May 2012
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Mothers Day
Sunday May 13
-11 years, -4 months, -21 days
or -4160 days


Ascension Day
Thursday May 17
-11 years, -4 months, -17 days
or -4156 days


Sunday May 27
-11 years, -4 months, -7 days
or -4146 days


Memorial Day
Monday May 28
-11 years, -4 months, -6 days
or -4145 days


Mother's Day for the year 2012 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, May 13th.

Mother's Day is observed the second Sunday in May. It is a time to honor mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers for their contribution to family and society. Since it is not a federal holiday, businesses may be open or closed as any other Sunday. The compliment to Mother's day is Father's Day, celebrating the contributions Father's make to raising a family.

Countries that celebrate Mother’s Day

Most countries around the world celebrate Mother’s Day including most of Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, India, and Japan on the second Monday of May. Many Arab countries like Egypt, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and more celebrate Mother’s Day on March 21 (spring equinox). Some countries like United Kingdom and Ireland and others celebrate the Day on the fourth Sunday during Lent and call it Mothering Sunday. Many eastern and southern Eurasian countries including Russia celebrate Mother’s Day together with International Women’s Day on March 8th. Mother’s Day celebrations around the world details on Wikipedia.

Mother’s Day celebrated its 100 year anniversary in 2014. In the year 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law Mother’s Day stating that the Day would be celebrated on the second Sunday of May and be a national holiday [1].

The most popular gifts/ideas to give for Mother’s Day in order of popularity are 1) Greeting Cards, 2) Flowers, 3) Special outings, 4) Clothing and accessories, and 5) Jewelry [2]. Many mothers like a phone call or hugs and kisses as well.

Days to Mother’s Day 2012

Sunday, May 13th is day number 134 of the 2012 calendar year with -11 years, -4 months, -21 days until Mother's Day 2012.

Further Reading:
More on History.com Mother’s Day History

1.”Document signed by Woodrow Wilson Mothers Day” - National Archives, Archives.org.
2.”Mother’s Day Purchases” - National Retail Federation, nrf.com.

Mother's Day
Name(s):Mother's Day
When:Second Sunday of May annually

Dates for Mothers Day

HolidayDateDays to Go
Mothers Day 2022 Sunday, May 08, 2022 -513
Mothers Day 2023 Sunday, May 14, 2023 -142
Mothers Day 2024 Sunday, May 12, 2024 222
Mothers Day 2025 Sunday, May 11, 2025 586
Mothers Day 2026 Sunday, May 10, 2026 950
Mothers Day 2027 Sunday, May 09, 2027 1314