Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918.
She knew that both holidays had to do with remembering and honoring people who had fought in wars for the United States.
She didn't understand the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
You may include in the Committee membership such other persons as you desire to select and I am requesting the heads of all departments and agencies of the Executive branch to assist the Committee in its work in every way possible.
I have every confidence that our Nation will respond wholeheartedly in the appropriate observance of Veterans Day, 1954. EISENHOWER For more information and frequently asked questions, visit the VA website.