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VETERANS DAY

When is Veterans Day in 2018?

Veterans Day in 2018 is on the Sunday, 11th of Nov (11/11/2018).

Veterans Day is on the 315th day of 2018. There are 50 days left in the year.

Veterans Day Facts

  • Date: Nov 11, 2018
  • National
  • Also Called: Veterans
  • Celebrations: Parades
Veterans Day iImage Credit: flickr/wigwam

Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918 at 11:11am. On November 11, 1921 at 11:11 the USA, France and England each buried an unknown soldier in honor of those who died in World War I. In June 1954, President Eisenhower changed the name of Armistice Day to Veteran's Day to honor all the USA Veterans.

Every year at 11.11 am on 11th November, a combined color guard representing all military services executes "Present Arms" at the tomb. The nation pays tribute to the veterans and keeps a moment of silence.

Veterans Day Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Tue
  • Nov 11, 2008
  • Wed
  • Nov 11, 2009
  • Thu
  • Nov 11, 2010
  • Fri
  • Nov 11, 2011
  • Sun
  • Nov 11, 2012
  • Mon
  • Nov 12, 2012
  • Mon
  • Nov 11, 2013
  • Fri
  • Nov 11, 2016
  • Tue
  • Nov 11, 2014
  • Wed
  • Nov 11, 2015
  • Sat
  • Nov 11, 2017
  • Sun
  • Nov 11, 2018

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of United States in 2018

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonJan 01, 2018Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 15, 2018Jan 15M L King Day
WednesdayWedFeb 14, 2018Feb 14Valentine's Day
MondayMonFeb 19, 2018Feb 19Presidents' Day
FridayFriMar 30, 2018Mar 30Good Friday
SundaySunApr 01, 2018Apr 01Easter Sunday
SundaySunMay 13, 2018May 13Mother's Day
MondayMonMay 28, 2018May 28Memorial Day
FridayFriJun 01, 2018Jun 01National Donut Day
SundaySunJun 17, 2018Jun 17Father's Day
WednesdayWedJul 04, 2018Jul 04Independence Day
MondayMonSep 03, 2018Sep 03Labor Day
MondayMonOct 08, 2018Oct 08Columbus Day
WednesdayWedOct 31, 2018Oct 31Halloween
SundaySunNov 11, 2018Nov 11Veterans Day
ThursdayThuNov 22, 2018Nov 22Thanksgiving Day
TuesdayTueDec 25, 2018Dec 25Christmas