Who Started Veterans Day?

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Veterans Day started when President Eisenhower, signed the amended Act which replaced Armistice day with Veteran's day in 1938. The Armistice Treaty was signed in November 11, 1918, ceasing fighting. President Wilson then declared the day as a time to remember all soldiers who died during the war.
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Veterans Day began as Armistice Day, which commemorated the armistice between Germany and the Allied Nations in World War I, and was later expanded to remember veterans from all wars.
An end to hostilities between Germany and the allied forces happened on November 11, 1918. The following year, President Wilson declared November 11 as Armistice Day, later called Veteran's Day.
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In 1921, Congress passed legislation honoring veterans every November 11. In 1926, it was changed to Armistice Day and then in 1954, President Eisenhower changed it to Veteran's Day
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Veterans day was started to honor the veterans that have served and are still alive.
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In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration
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1. Attend a Veterans Day program in your community that offers tribute to those who serve on land, sea and air. 2. Take part in a flag-raising ceremony. Stand and join in the Pledge
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