(CNN NEWSOURCE) – When your mail carrier shows up today, make sure to pop your head out and thank them because it’s National Thank a Mail Carrier Day!
Our mail carriers work six days a week, 52 weeks a year to get our mail to us.
In honor of the day, here are a few fun facts:
- The first organized mail service in America was established in 1775
- Benjamin Franklin was the first postmaster general
- Stamps were invented in 1847
- Zip codes have been around since 1963