The United States has a federal holiday yclept Memorial Day, which is dedicated to honoring those who died whilst serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. Formerly, the day was observed on the 30th of May until 1970. However, nowadays, the day is habitually commemorated annually on the last Monday of May.
Memorial Day unofficially marks the outset of the summer vacation season in the United States, whilst Labor Day is considered as the end of it. Likewise, in Canada, Victoria Day denotes the start of summer, however, it falls one week prior to Memorial Day.