Discover the history of Veterans Day. Find out how Armistice Day was celebrated in 1919, why its name changed to Veterans Day and more on History.com.

Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning 

HOT SPRINGS – There are several Veterans Day programs set throughout the Southern Hills, honoring the men and women who have served and are serving in the armed forces. Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11, and all programs will take place that day.

Discover the history of Veterans Day. Find out how Armistice Day was celebrated in 1919, why its name changed to Veterans Day and more on History.com.

America will celebrate Veterans Day on Monday, November 11th this year, and many local restaurants and restaurant chains will be offering discounts and free.


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