WWI, Veteran’s Day, & Davidson College

SATC at Davidson in a field in four groups

Davidson’s connection to Veteran’s Day comes in two ways.  First, it was President Woodrow Wilson (Class of 1877) who signed the proclamation establishing November 11, 1919 as the first Armistice Day. The date celebrates the signing of the treaty ending World War I. Davidson College’s involvement in the war was limited but had long-term effects.

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