1. In 1873, women in 18 American cities held Mothers Day peace gatherings.
2. Mother's Day is the third most popular holiday in the world, second to only Christmas and Easter
3. In the vast majority of the world's languages, the word for mother begins with the letter M.
4. Eve is considered as the " Mother of all the living" in the Bible.
5. The origin of the word Mother can be traced back to the Latin word Mater.
6. Mother's Day became a recoginsed holiday in 1914 in the USA.
7. Mother's Day is the biggist event in the UK's cut flower industry. During this period sales increase by 40%.
8. Mother's Day can be traced back to the Spring celebrations of ancient greece in honour of Rhea, the mother of the gods.
9. There are more phone calls made on Mother's Day than any other day of the year.
10. Mother's day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants.