On this day in 1920, the anniversary of the end of World War I, Armistice Day was marked with the burial of unknown soldiers in tombs in Paris and London, and a similar ceremony was held in Arlington, Virginia, in 1921.
More Events on this day:
1975: Angola declared independence after the Portuguese withdrew.
1966: Gemini 12, the last spacecraft in the Gemini series and the first to make an automatically controlled reentry into Earth’s atmosphere, was launched.
1889: Washington was admitted to the union as the 42nd U.S. state.
1813: British troops under Colonel J.W. Morrison defeated U.S. forces led by General John Boyd at the Battle of Crysler’s Farm during the War of 1812.
Source: Encyclopædia Britannica Online Daily