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An armistice ending the hostilities between Germany and the Allied Nations became effective on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. Armistice Day, which was commemorated for the first time on November 11, 1919, became a legal holiday...
A peaceful Veterans Day to you, dear readers, Veterans Day, Nov. 11 (observed Monday, Nov. 12), is a tribute to all of those who served in our armed forces. In reality, the day is also titled Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in Canada, in recognition of...
Few moments in history are identified in everyday conversation solely by date. The Fourth of July is one of the few. Most commemorated historic observances go by names like Veterans Day (which used to be called Armistice Day as it signified the end of...
President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919 to honor all World War I veterans. Over the years, the day expanded to honor veterans of all wars. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the holiday into law in 1954. Nov. 11 has...
The 11th hour is a term that's become part of the English language. Born of war, it has come to mean a deal struck at the last minute. Its origin is the dubious end of World War I, known before World War II as The Great War, a negotiated armistice that...
Since Veterans Day fell on a Friday this year, many folks looked forward to a three-day weekend with friends and family, or just hoped to catch up on work around the house. The legal holiday setting aside Nov. 11 was first honored in 1918 as Armistice...
Maryland WeatherFrom The Sun's print editions: Baltimore Sun reporter Candus Thomson offers this guest post: The Great War had been over for hours when Baltimore awoke on Nov. 11, 1918. Cold, north winds made the high of 43 degrees feel much......
A bill that U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller twice introduced to create a World War I memorial in Washington, D.C., no longer bears the name of the late Frank Buckles, the West Virginia veteran who pushed for it. Nor does the version the Senate was considering...
Somerset, EnglandNovember in the United Kingdom always sees the annual Remembrance Day when the dead who served the Country and Commonwealth in armed conflict are remembered. Also known as Armistice Day, it is to all intents and purposes the equivalent to what I believe...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- Events across the Southland were held to mark Veterans Day on Sunday, including what organizers said was one of the largest Veterans Day parades in the history of the San Fernando Valley. The ninth annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day...
AberdeenAs Veterans Day approaches, it is once again time to remember the selfless service and sacrifice of America's military and their families. Although we commemorate veterans from all services and all wars, we especially remember those who now serve our...
1917 Coach: Bert Fenenga. Record: 7-0-0. Of interest:Northern won the South Dakota Intercollegiate Conference. Webster High School coach Bert Fenenga took over as the Northern State coach. This team was described as the best — first...
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