Origin Stories Behind 20 Holidays

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Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day commemorates all U.S. veterans, living and dead, on Nov. 11. The special day was begun as Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919, by President Woodrow Wilson to commemorate the ending of World War I the previous year. The name was changed from Armistice Day to Veteran’s Day in 1954 by President Dwight Eisenhower.

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