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R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours

Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries

Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Angola - Independence Day (1975)

Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)

Poland - Independence Day (1918)

South Korea - Pepero Day

United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")

Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)

Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.

Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.



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