In Europe what is Veterans Day called?

In Europe veterans day is called Remembrance day.

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Why do you remember on remembrance day?

You remember remembrance day because of all the people that died in the second and first world war.

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How do other countries celebrate Veterans Day?

Australia celebrates by having a celebration called Poppy where no one goes to work or school in remembrance of World war 2 fighters. China celebrates by burning a boquet of roses at the town hall. It is called "Jaknov" *(Pronounced) Switzerland hangs medals all across the town of Bern (aka their...

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What day is Veterans Day on?

Veterans day is on November 11

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What are the national US Holidays?

The national USA holidays are New Year's Eve/Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday, George Washington's Birthday, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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Why do you celebrate remembrance day?

We, as Australians, celbrate Remembrance Day because we have to honour the soldiers who fouht in World War 1. They have served the world and sacrficed themselves for Australia. That's why, we have to remember them

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What are the names of some holidays celebrating the spirit of the dead?

Well, seeing as you obviously know about Halloween and stuff, I'll give you one that you might not know about: "Day of the Dead" in Mexico is a celebration of deceased ancestors that originates from the Aztecs (I think!). It occurs on the first and second of November and this is the day that offe...

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Which country celebrates Aussumption Day?

Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox and Lutheran Churches. It is the time when the Virgin Mary is taken up into heaven

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What does the colour of poppies mean?

The poppy flower has had symbolic meaning for centuries. The name "poppy" seems to come from the Latin word for "milk" or "milky," due to the color of the sap from this flower. As for the symbolism, poppies come in several colors, but I assume you are asking about the widely-known red poppy. It h...

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Why was November 11th selected for Veterans Day?

It was selected because that the day world war I ended.

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What are two national US holidays?

Thanksgiving, Valentines Day,New Years In US, Valentine's Day is NOT a Federal holiday

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Which countries celebrate remembrance day?

Mostly British Commonwealth countries and Canada. In different countries it varies from Remembrance Day, Veterans Day, Poppy Day, or the other one with the strange word. But it's all normally November 11.

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What word starts with the letter o for Remembrance Day?

Remembrance Day is a holiday in Canada in memory of those who died in the World Wars. Observance is a word for Remembrance Day.

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What countries celebrate Veterans Day?

Every Commonwealth Country (countries ruled by Britain) except for Mozambique

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Is the US the only country that celebrates Veterans Day?

No, different countries have the same day, but celebrate it differently. Canada, England, and many other countries get together to show their respects to veterans who gave their lives, and to recognise that without them, there would be no peace. "Without war there can be no peace"

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Who celebrates remembrance day?

People who celebrate remembrance day and take to heart the meaning of it, are people who will give up a fraction of their day to remember those who gave their lives so that we may live in freedom. Claims of this day "glorifying war" are untrue. War will happen; it is inevitable, no matter what we...

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What was Veterans Day called in 1919?

Veterans Day was called Armistice Day in 1919.

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