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Used to be Armistice…

on November 11, 2013

Fun fact of the day…

In 1931, MP Allan Neill introduced a bill to hold Armistice Day on a fixed day – November 11. During the bill’s introduction, it was decided the word “Remembrance” would be used instead of “Armistice.” The bill passed and Remembrance Day was first conducted on November 11, 1931. Thanksgiving Day was moved to October 12 that year.

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/teach_resources/remdayfact

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