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Veterans Day originated as ‘Armistice Day’ on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938.
Wondering how many potential stops there are for trick-or-treaters this Halloween? The answer: 111.4 million. The Census Bureau calls them occupied housing units and shares this and many additional statistics, including the annual per capita consumption of candy (that would be a cool 23.8 pounds), at: U.S Census Bureau News – Halloween 2009.
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