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Q: Why do we have the two minutes of silence on remembrance Day?
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How many minutes of silence do you have on remembrance day?

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.

When was the first Remembrance Day?

11th November, 1919, was the first date to have been recorded to have the Two Minutes Silence.

Why do we have two minutes silence on remebrance day?

At 11am on each Remembrance day a two minute silence is observed at war memorials and other public spaces across the country. The silence is meant as a tribute to those who lost their lives fighting for their country

When do you hold the two minute silence on remembrance day?

11:00 am

What are facts about remembrance day?

in the two minutes of silence, first minute means the dead soldiers and the last minute means the the soldiers in war at this minute

How is Remembrance Day celebrated?

How to Celebrate Remembrance DayStep 1Buy a poppy. These can be bought everywhere from charity shops to people selling them on the street. All you have to do is leave a donation.Step 2Observe the two minutes of silence at 11am on the 11th November. This is officially one minute remembrance for each of the two wars. There are religious services held immediately after the silence, but remembrance is also held in work and at public places.Note that Remembrance Day is the name given to this observation in the UK. In the US, it is called Veterans' Day.

In what year was Remembrance Day changed?

I'm just wondering if you are mixing Remembrance Day up with Remembrance Sunday. In the United Kingdom, although two minutes of silence is observed on 11 November itself, the main observance is on the second Sunday of November, Remembrance Sunday. Ceremonies are held at local war memorials. Along with a big parade in London.

What song is played during the two minutes of scilence during remembrance day?

no song, as it is 2 minutes of silence. I think the tune you are looking for, however, is called 'The Last Post'.Actually, after the 2 minutes of silence "The Last Post" is played followed by "The Rouse"... if you wikipedia it, you will find the sheet music for both :)

Why do you have a two minute silence on remembrance day?

becuz we say thank yo very much to solders who died :)

What event happen on remembrance day?

the two minute silence and you wear poppies to remember the men women and soldiers who died in war

Two names for Veterans' Day?

Armistice Day and Remembrance Day.

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