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Remembrance is celebrated in the (British) Commonwealth. Observance usually includes a silence at 11am on November 11th, which is when the armistice was signed in 1918. Depending on the country, the silence can be either one or two minutes.
At 11am on each Remembrance day a two minute silence is observed at war memorials and other public spaces across the country. The silence is meant as a tribute to those who lost their lives fighting for their country
The silence lasts for 2 minutes.
In the UK the Last Post is played. The beginning and ending of the two minute silence is also marked by the firing of a gun at the Horse Guards Parade.
We observe a moment of silence at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, i.e., 11:00am - the length of the period of silence is generally two minutes. Tigraine
The cast of Two Minutes Silence - 1933 includes: Frank Bradley Campbell Copelin Leo Franklyn Ethel Gabriel Victor Gouriet Arthur Greenaway Frank Leighton Marie Lorraine Leonard Stephens
The silence on remembrance day is 2 minutes long.
11th November, 1919, was the first date to have been recorded to have the Two Minutes Silence.
on the 11th of noivember