Remembrance Day was first celebrated in 1919 during the Commonwealth Games.
Armistice Day or Remembrance Day is celebrated every year in 3 countries of the world, the USA, the UK, and Canada, on 11 November to mark the end of the First World War in 1918. It is also commonly known as ceasefire day. The Day of Remembrance is observed every year to remember the sacrifices of the martyred soldiers in the service of the struggle who martyred in the service of the country during the First World War.
What Is The History Of Remembrance Day?
Remembrance Day was first celebrated in 1919 during the Commonwealth Games. Remembrance Day is also known as Armistice Day because of the ceasefire agreement signed on 10 November 1919 that stopped World War I, which was responsible for the end of World War I on 11 November.
What Is The Importance Of Remembrance Day?
The importance of Remembrance Day is to remember the sacrifice of the soldiers who died for the country in the First World War and to honor their contribution. Memorial Day is also celebrated in America on May 30 every year to honor the soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the American Civil War. In the year 2000, the US government asked all American citizens to stop at 3:00 pm local time to observe silence for two minutes to remember the martyred soldiers.
When Is Remembrance Day Celebrated In USA, UK, And Canada?
In the UK, on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year at 11:00 am, the day of the First World War is marked. A 2-minute silence is observed in the morning to remember the soldiers and people who died in the First World War. Britain’s royal family and their top politicians gather at the Cenotaph at the White Hall in London for a memorial service. People in Canada celebrate November 11 every year at 11:00 a.m. as Remembrance Day because it marks the end of hostilities during the First World War and an opportunity to remember all the soldiers who laid down their lives defending Canada.