“On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.”
Facts about Veterans Day – Veterans Day is celebrated as the Federal Holiday in the United States to respect and honor the Militants and Army Officers. It was on November 11, 1918. the most devastating World War I came to an end. American Military Officers and Soldiers fought bravely during the War period thereby granting a win to the nation. This remarkable day was earlier observed as Armistice Day which on 1st June 1954 renamed as Veterans Day. Also, there are some interesting Facts about this Patriotic Veterans Day which we have elaborated below.
- In Some countries, The Remembrance Day and Armistice Day are celebrated on the same day.
- It is amazing coincidence that World War finished at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th Month.
- It was in the year 1971, Veterans Day was moved to Fourth Monday in October which later on in 1978 went back to November 11.
- In 1954 The National Veterans Award was created in Alabama.
- Veterans Day on November 11th is both a State as well as the Federal Holiday in the United States.
- There are approximately 24 Million Veterans living in the country.
- During the World War II, there were approximately 4,00,000 Military Members of the United States were killed.