Remembrance Day is a day to commemorating the heroes of first World War. This special day comes on 11th of November every year and this year in 2020 it will again on its way. This time the becomes more special and important due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Let discuss all the facts and meaning of Remembrance day 2020 on 11th Novemeber2020. The live telecast will start at 9:15 AM. So get ready for the armistice day 2020.
Remembrance day first celebrated at the end of first war in 1919. If we talk about the history about this day. It marks the day World War One end, at 11 am of the morning of 11th day of World War of the 11th month in 1918. So far every year we remember the people by doing a two-minute silence for those who were died in wars. It is special to respect all the peoples and army soldiers who were died and helped their country to win the battle.
On this 11th day of November Government officials and Royal Family member gather at one place to give a tribute to all the martyrs of World War One. Everyone takes 2-minute silence at sharp 11 AM. This time at the time of Covide-pandemic there may be some changes as per the protective measures but it will be done with the historic rituals. The Royal Family and top politicians gather at The Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, for a memorial service.
Why do we hold 2-minute Silence?
The importance of Two-minute Silence is such a meaningful and curious. It is important because as we know there were lots of people died in that World War One. So it is a ritual that represents the respect and a small tribute to the martyrs.
Quotes for Remembrance day
“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.”
“The dead soldier’s silence sings our national anthem.”
“The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.”
“And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.”
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”