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This Day in History
1909: Construction begins on the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

1914: British outposts are attacked at Saniya.

1918: At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ends. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany, bereft of manpower and supplies and faced with imminent invasion, signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compi?gne, France.

1918: At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ends. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany, bereft of manpower and supplies and faced with imminent invasion, signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compi?gne, France.

1920: Lenah S. Higbee is the first woman to be awarded the Navy Cross.

1921: The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery is dedicated.

1940: The British Royal Navy launched the first major aircraft-carrier strike in history. Twelve Swordfish from the Illustrious sank two Italian battleships and badly damaged a third Italian ship. The Italian fleet was forced to withdraw to the west coast of Italy, assuring British control of the Mediterranean.

1942: Congress approves lowering the draft age to 18 and raising the upper limit to age 37.

1950: The Eighth Army is attacked again.

1954: November 11th is designated as Veterans Day to honor veterans of all U.S. wars.