November 11 is an important date in many countries. On this day in 1918 an armistice was concluded and World War I officially ended. Many countries celebrate the anniversary of that moment as Remembrance Day, Armistice Day or Independence Day. In the United States November 11 is known as Veterans Day.
Many countries, cultures or religions have their own ceremonies after harvests. In some nations it is a long-lasting tradition. For example, during the English Reformation some Puritans wanted to implement Days of Thanksgiving instead of some church holidays. That tradition was carried by them to the...read more
Americans celebrate an important holiday – Thanksgiving Day - on the fourth Thursday of November every year. It is a time for reflection and giving thanks for all they have. The following day, however, which is the fourth Friday of November, is observed as Black Friday. On that day the shopping season...read more