Ohio Memory has published a new post, “From Armistice Day to Veterans Day”
Veterans Day, held every year on November 11th, is observed as a solemn day to remember, remark on and honor military servicemen and servicewomen throughout the history of the United States. Initiated in 1919 as Armistice Day, the holiday was originally conceived to mark and celebrate the anniversary of the end of hostilities after World War I.
President Woodrow Wilson ushered in its first celebration, […]
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From Armistice Day to Veterans Day
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