After leaving the Soviet Union, I have largely forgotten about this obscure day. I now recall this being a day for rallies during which women would parade through the street carrying red banners and proclaiming the virtues of the Communist revolution. Today's Google main page revives this strange holiday. No doubt socialism is alive and well inside the search engine's administration. Frigging Marxists.
Why do so many American corporations promote Socialism? Do they really dream of a society made up of masters and slaves?
Please read more about this at this Wikipedia entry.