The First Mother's Day proclaimed in 1870 by Julia Ward Howe was a passionate demand for disarmament and peace.
Mother's Day is one of the most widely celebrated holidays around the world. Take a look at how mothers were honored in ancient times all the way through the present.
See what George Washington, Sophia Loren, Honore de Balzac and other famous people have had to say about mothers and the holiday honoring them.
You probably know that celebrating mothers dates back almost as far as we know. But do you ever wonder who else celebrates Mother's Day, and when?