Used to be Armistice Day. On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.
Used to be on November 11.
Made a Monday holiday starting in 1971. Switched back to November 11th in 1978. (Conveniently on a Monday this year for the best of both worlds.)
And yes, it means something.
And no, it doesn't mean supporting war.
And yes, there's a lot of things that are horrible about war. Many, many things.
But we'll leave those for another time.
For now, we honor those who served.