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Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day) is a federal
holiday
in the United States
for mourning the U.S. military
personnel who have died while serving in the
United States
armed forces
. It is observed on the last Monday of May. It was
formerly observed on May 30 from 1868 to 1970.

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MASS SHOOTING TOOK PLACE ON THIS DAY

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The Virginia Tech shooting was a spree shooting that occurred on
April 16, 2007, comprising two attacks on the campus of the
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Seung-Hui Cho (above) an undergraduate student at the university 
and a U.S. resident of South Korean descent, killed 32 people and
wounded 17 others with two
semi-automatic pistols. Six others
were injured jumping out of windows to escape Cho.

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Members of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets and others observe a moment of silence at a memorial honoring the
victims of the mass shooting. (AP) 

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