Veteran's Day was originally known as Armistice Day and was declared a national holiday in 1938. The Armistice was the agreement that ended WWI in 1918. The fighting stopped on the eleventh hour of the eleventh month. The name of the holiday was changed to Veterans Day in 1954.
Veterans Day by Mir Tamin Ansary 1999.
Make sure you take time today to talk about Veterans Day with your children/students. Students need to understand that this day is very important!
Happy Veterans Day! Thank you for your service!