Veterans Day Holiday

Who made Veterans Day a Federal Holiday in the US?

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President Eisenhower made Veteran's day a federal holiday in 1954. Before that, it was known as Armistice day. President Eisenhower Changed it because when Americans celebrate a holiday, he figures he should use a word that is less complicated.

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