On November 11 at 11:11 pause for a moment of silence to honor all members of the Armed Forces who have served past and present.
Veterans Day was first celebrated in 1921 and known back then as “Armistice Day”, however in 1954, President Eisenhower changed it to Veterans Day in honor of those who served and died from all wars.
On November 11, 1918 at 11:11 fighting ceased in WWI in which was the same time the U.S., France and England each buried an unknown soldier. The time and day was picked to honor these brave soldiers that lost their lives along with all the valiant armed forces that fought in the war.
Los Angeles Veterans Day Events:
San Fernando Valley Parade: Sixth annual parade is the largest in San Fernando, if you can’t make it than watch it televised on Channel 35.
Long Beach Freedom Walk: Saturday November 7th Long Beach celebrates with it’s 13th annual Veterans Day Parade followed by a public Freedom walk.
The Price is Right Veterans Day broadcast: CBS Studios will air their all-military uniformed audience taping of the popular game show, The Price is Right on November 11.
Veterans Day November 11, 2009*