My Beef with Veteran’s Day
Alright, don’t at me. You’ll get through this I swear.
A lot of people in America do not know this (because they’ll take any excuse to throw a BBQ), but Veteran's Day began in 1919 when November 11th was proclaimed a holiday by President Woodrow Wilson. But why the 11th?
The 11th of November was chosen because on November 11th in 1918 a truce was made between Germany andthe U.S which kicked into motion the signing of the Treaty of Versailles and the end of World War 1, which at the time was seen as “the war to end all wars”. This armistice supposedly went…