Armistice Day News
Celebrities Pay Their Respects on Veterans Day
Today, Americans across the nation are celebrating the men and women who have served in our armed forces. On Veterans Day , which originated as Armistice Day, our nation remembers and honors its 18.8 million military veterans. Your favorite stars are among those paying their respects to those who
Veterans Day by the Numbers
It has been 97 years since the United States first celebrated Veterans Day . On Nov. 11, 1919, the holiday, which originated as Armistice Day , marked the first anniversary since the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 marking Armistice Day as an annual observance. Twelve years
Veterans Day: 10 Fast Facts
U.S. Veterans Day used to be called Armistice Day, and is celebrated annually on Nov. 11.
Meet Joe Weishaar, the 25-Year-Old Designer of the Future World War I Memorial
For a 25-year-old architect in training, the stunning fact that he won an international design competition for the new World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C., is still sinking in. “It was really crazy,” Joe Weishaar told ABC News today. “I’m thankful I got some time to get over it.” Weishaar’s
Vice President Honors Military Serviceman in Veterans Day Ceremony
Joe Biden honors U.S. war veterans at Arlington National Cemetery on 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.
Taylor Swift's Blank Page; Ebola-Free America
quicklist:1 title: Taylor Swift Shows Her Crazy Side in New Music Video text: Taylor Swift showed she can bring the drama in her latest music video for her new single, ”Blank Space ,” which was released online Monday. “Blank Space,” which plays up an exaggerated view of her love life and “maneater”
Why Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry Were Surrounded by Poppies
The Tower of London was decked out in red today. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with Prince Harry, wandered through a sea of ceramic poppies (once the Tower's moat), each placing a single poppy to honor the heroes who fought for freedom during World War I . William, Kate and Harry have
President Obama Lays Wreath, Delivers Remarks on Veterans Day
This is a special room. Local I'm in New York with this ABC news digital special report. Today Americans across the nation honoring service men and women in observance of veterans day. Celebrated on the eleventh of November to recognize those who have served to defend. And right now we are looking
Obama to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice
President Obama will commemorate the 60 year anniversary of the Korean War armistice today, marking the end of hostilities on the peninsula. Communist North Korea invaded South Korea with 135,000 troops on June 25, 1950, and three years later with more than 2.5 million dead,...
Nov. 11: Veterans Day
Veterans Day: Veterans from all armed forces are honored on Nov. 11. The holiday dates back to Nov. 11, 1918 when a treaty was signed between the Allied Forces and Germany, unofficially ending World War I (the war’s end was made official in June 1919 by...