Memorial Day Every is the year on the last Monday of the month of May, the day that Americans had died in previous wars are remembered. First Memorial Day, May 30, 1865, after the American Civil War, was honoured to general John Logan. Initially was organized to commemorate those who died in the First World War, but later, other people who lost their lives in wars has begun to be known. In 1882 the name Memorial Day was commemorated for the first time. Finally, we can say the Memorial Day 2017 will also have a special place for American people.