World War 1 was officially stopped on the 11th of November 1918 at 11.00 and that is why we have a 2 minute silence on the 11th of the 11th.11 am on the 11th day of the 11th month (November) 1918.
It ended on November 11th the day where we have 1 or 2 minutes silence
On the hour
to respect those who died in the wars to respect those who died in the wars
11th November, 1919, was the first date to have been recorded to have the Two Minutes Silence.
Remembrance is celebrated in the (British) Commonwealth. Observance usually includes a silence at 11am on November 11th, which is when the armistice was signed in 1918. Depending on the country, the silence can be either one or two minutes.
on the 11th of noivember
We observe a moment of silence at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, i.e., 11:00am - the length of the period of silence is generally two minutes. Tigraine
At 11AM on the 11th of November, Rememberance Day, in Australia it is customary to observe a minutes silence while a bugler plays "Last Post". This is to commemorate the cessation of hostilities in World War I.
Remembrance Day is the 11th of November. It is the day the Armistice was signed ending the First World War. At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, Australians observe one minutes' silence in remembrance of those who gave their lives for their country in all wars. "Lest We Forget".
Because the ceasefire came into operation at 11:00 on the morning of 11th November.
It is to recognize the ones who lost their lives. We are supposed to think about them and what harm came to the country, that still effects us now.