History of Veterans Day – Lumen Student News

Veterans Day is one of the most important and revered holidays on the American calendar.

November 11th has been a day of remembrance across the world since 1918. That’s because on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month of that year an agreement was reached to end the fighting in World War I – at the time known as the “war to end all wars.”