Armistice Day

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Armistice Day in United Kingdom in 2020

About Armistice Day

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Dates of Armistice Day
2022 United Kingdom Friday, November 11thArmistice Day
2021 United Kingdom Thursday, November 11thArmistice Day
2020 United Kingdom Wednesday, November 11thArmistice Day
2019 United Kingdom Monday, November 11thArmistice Day
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of Armistice Day

In the UK, the official ceremonies related to the end of the hostilities in the first world war take place on the Sunday nearest November 11th. Armistice Day is still observed on November 11th. It is not a public holiday, but many people will still observe a minutes silence at 11AM GMT.

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