Veterans Day, November 11, was first established in 1919 as Armistice Day, to honor the veterans of World War I on the anniversary of that conflict’s end.
Read more about the history of Veterans Day from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Image: The first Armistice Day (now Veterans Day) on November 11, 1919, in the Sheridan Post. (Click for larger image.) Find this and more in Wyoming Newspapers.