14 Nov 2019

The Rest Is History: Armistice Day

From Lately, 10:35 pm on 14 November 2019

It's time to dive into the week's news, in the past. This week our resident historian Robert Kelly is looking back to the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. Armistice Day officially marked the end of hostilities on the western front. For the last 100 years it has been a significant day in most countries that fought in world war one but its meaning has changed a lot.