The History of Veterans Day


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , U.S. Military , Veterans Day , Veterans

Description:
A timeline about the history of Veteran's Day. Topics include the first Armistice Day in 1919 (which followed the "implementation of an armistice ... between the Allies and Germany at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of November, 1918)," the changing of the name of the holiday to Veteran's Day in 1954, and how this holiday was designated by the federal government as the first Monday in October from 1971-1977. From the U.S. Army.

Publisher:
U.S. Army

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.history.army.mil/faq/vetsday/vetshist.htm


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