Bing is celebrating Veterans Day today by featuring an image on its homepage from the Covina Rotary’s Club Field of Valor, an art installment of 2,000 American flags constructed on the grounds of a Covina, California school.
The homepage includes links to:
- More images of the Covina art installment
- Bing search results page for Veterans Day
- Bing search results page for Woodrow Wilson who made November 11 a national holiday following World War I
- A link to a YouTube video on the History of Veterans Day
Veterans Day began as Armistice Day when Woodrow Wilson declared it a national holiday at the close of World War I. In 1938, Congress enacted a law making the day a legal holiday. In 1954, the law was amended to change the holiday’s name to Veterans Day to represent all veterans.
According to the Veterans Affairs website, Veterans Day is, “A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.”
Search Engine Land thanks all veterans for their service in our Armed Forces.
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