Annie’s "Mother’s Day" History Page "Mother’s Day, United States holiday celebrated on second Sunday in May; children honor their mothers with cards, gifts, flowers; first observance in Philadelphia, Pa., 1907, based on suggestions Nov 05, 2006  · I am looking for the words to an old hymn from my mother’s days of Sunday school. I have found lyrics to a more recent "beulah land" but it is far from the song…