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Veterans Day is an American federal holiday celebrated each year on November eleventh. The day honors those who have served in the United States military. More »

Thanksgiving was first celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621 after their first harvest following their arrival to the New World. The Pilgrims suffered a severe drought after reaching Plymouth Rock in 1620, but after much fa... More »

The exact historical origins of Groundhog's Day are unclear, but the first known observance of the tradition in the United States occurred in Pennsylvania in 1887. Some argue that the origins of Groundhog's Day lie in an... More »

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Veterans Day is important because it honors both living and dead men and women who have served in the military of the U.S. Veterans Day is on November 11 of each year. More »

National Cookie Day, a holiday started by the Blue Chip Cookie Company, is celebrated on December 4 each year as a day to enjoy cookies. Some of the most popular cookies in early America were macaroons and gingerbread co... More »

Although there is not an official color representing Veterans Day, many people display yellow or red, white and blue. These are colors that traditionally remind the public of the U.S. armed forces. More »

Americans observe Veterans Day in November because the hostilities of World War I ended on Nov. 11, 1918. Though not official until the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in June of 1919, the armistice of seven months p... More »