What did you do on May 12th of this year? If you are like most people in Japan and America, you spent the day with your mother. (In Korea they “” on May 8, in Norway Mother’s Day is in February, and many other countries have the holiday on different days too). But . In 1907, Anna Marie Jarvis in West Virginia, and the next year the “.” After that, , and the holiday soon became the “Mother’s Day” we celebrate today.