When did veterans day become a holiday?

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President Woodrow Wilson declared Veteran's Day a holiday on November 11, 1919. It continues to be celebrated annually in the United States every November 11.
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Armistice Day, the precursor to Veteran's Day, was proclaimed by Woodrow Wilson in 1919. The name was changed to Veterans Day in 1954.
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It is a National Holiday because it is a celebration in honor of the men and women who have fought and died in order to protect this country and the freedoms that we are entitled
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It became a federal holiday in 1954. President Eisenhower declared it a national holiday in honor of United States Veterans.
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November 11th was declared Armistice Day in 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson
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