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. In 1954, it was renamed Veterans Day to honor American veterans of all wars.
Read more about the history of Veterans Day from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Image: Story on the front page of the November 11, 1920 Wyoming State Tribune. Click image to read the PDF. Find this story and more in Wyoming Newspapers.