Posted by bclibbooks
on Nov 4th, 2013
The Library will be closed on Monday, November 11th in honor of Veteran’s Day. We will reopen Tuesday, November 12th at 9 AM.
Facts About Veteran’s Day
- Originated as Armistice Day on the first anniversary of the end of World War I in 1919
- In 1926, a resolution was passed for annual observance, with November 11th becoming the official national holiday in 1938.
- In 1954, President Eisenhower officially change the name to Veteran’s Day
- The date has been moved around. From 1971-1975 Veterans Day was the fourth Monday in October. It was changed back in 1975.
- Veteran’s Day pays tribute to all American veterans. Thank you for your service.