Why was November 11 chosen to remember the Veterans?
In the US, Veterans Day was originally called "Armistice Day", for it was on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month that the guns fell silent ending WWI in 1918.
November 11 was chosen as Veterans Day because it was the day the Armistice was signed in 1918 ending World War I. It was originally called Armistice Day and was changed to Veterans Day in 1956.
November 11 1918 was the date WW1 ended, a cause for celebration in the USA. After WW2 started (1939 for Europe, 1941 in the USA), November 11 became Veterans Day. Memorial Day remember the dead veterans, November 11 remembers the living veterans.
ast time i remember November 11 is vetrans day
November 11 Veterans Day is always observed officially on November 11 - the date that WW1 ended in 1918 - regardless of the day of the week on which it falls. It is observed in the US to remember military veterans and their contribution to America's safety and sovereignty.
November 11 was originally called Armistice Day, for it was on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month that the guns fell silent ending WWI. The US changed the name years later to Veteran's Day to honor all veterans of all wars.
Veteran's Day is 11 November. Veterans Day is always on November 11. In US, always 11 November.
November 11th was originally known as the day on which the Armistice that ended World War I was signed. Many nations recognize their soldiers on that day.
Veterans day is on November 11
Veterans Day is on 11 November 2010.
Originally, Veterans Day was called Armistice Day. November 11th was chosen as the date because World War II ended officially on the 11th hour of November 11. 1918. Armistice Day was a day to commemorate the ending of the 'Great War'.
We celebrate Veterans Day in November 11.
American honor veterans on November 11
If November 11 falls on a weekend, Veterans Day is celebrated on that day, but the Federal holiday for Veterans Day will be on the Monday after.
US Veterans Day holiday is ALWAYS the 11th of November. In 2009 it is Wednesday, 11 November.
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Veterans Day in the US is always on November 11.
November 11, 1919
November 11 is Veterans Day. But any day during the week is appreciated.
Veterans Day is on whatever day of the week that is November 11.
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veterans day is on November 11 and it is held to recognize how our soldier's protected our country
Armistice Day on November 11
Veteran's day is on November 11.
Veterans day was first known as Armistice Day. It always takes place on November 11th or 11/11 on a Thursday because that was the day the war ended. They signed the papers on November 11th at 11:11.
Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11 each year.
Veterans Day is always observed on 11 November, which may or may not be on a weekend.
Veterans Day is a national holiday celebrated in the United States. It is a moment when the country pauses to remember the sacrifices made by members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. It was first designated to be in November on the 11th no matter way day of the week it is and marked at the eleventh hour of the day in 1918.
Veterans Day this year is on November 11
It marks the end of WWI.
Veteran's Day is Wednesday, 11 November.
November 11, 1876
No president--the US Congress changed the name to Veterans Day in 1954.
Veteran's Day, November 11, honors all veterans of all wars.
Veterans Day in 2010 is on Thursday, November 11.
November 11 is called Rememberance Day.
Veteran's Day is observed on 11 November in USA.
It was selected because that is the day that World War I (The Great War) ended - 11 November, 1918.
Banks will be closed in observance of Veterans Day is on November 11th, 2010.
November 11 was originally called Armistice Day after the end of World War I to promote world peace and honor the veterans of that war. After several more wars had occurred, the name was changed to Veterans Day to honor veterans of all of the wars. There were a few more changes, but finally in 1975, Veterans Day was reestablished on November 11th and has been that way since.
No. The armistice, or cease-fire, of World War I occurred at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year 1918, French time. (At 11:00 hours (AM), November 11, 1918.) Veterans Day was first called Armistice Day and was first observed on November 11, 1919.
Veterans Day was first called Armistice Day and was first observed on November 11, 1919. It was officially renamed as Veterans Day in 1954.
Veterans Day came from the concept of honoring people who have fought for the country in various wars. The first Veterans Day was marked on November 11, 1918.
Woodrow Wilson made veterans day a national holiday on November 11 1919
Veteran's Day is November 11. Hope this helps! -Josh
Veteran's Day is always on November 11.
It was first proclaimed in November 11, 1919
In the US, verterans are honored on Veteran's Day, 11 November.
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