- If November 11 falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the federal government observes the holiday on the previous Friday or following Monday respectively.
- Veterans Day is celebrated around the world, with Britain, France, Australia and Canada commemorating the veterans of World Wars I and II on or near November 11.
- In the United States, it is celebrated with an official wreath-laying ceremony each Veterans Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.
Veterans Day is a November 11th annual observance in honor of all of those veterans, living or dead, who have served in the United States armed forces during war or peacetime.
Facts About Veterans Day
An example of Veterans Day is a federal holiday which started as Armistice Day in November 1919 in honor of the signing of the Armistice treaty which ended WWI.