Remembrance Day is observed in November 11 as to commemorate those who died in 1st World War in every year. In order to commemorate all the army force that are participated in 1st World War ,all commonwealth nations organize this as a memory day.
Remembrance Day is also called as Poppy Day ,ANZAC Day celebration or Armistice Day. After signing the Treaty of Versailles on 28th June 1919 the official announcement for ending the 1st World War is fixed. The ending of hostiles occurred during the 11th hour of 11th day of 11th month although the war is declared as end on 28th June.
After the war King George V dedicated a special day dedicated to all the army force members on 7th November. This day is dedicated to show respect towards the soldiers who have given their life for the nation. So there after ,all commonwealth nations take silence period of one or two minutes at the 11th hour of 11th day of 11th month.The Remembrance Day ceremony includes patriotic songs like ‘Flowers of the Forest’, ‘My Country’, ‘O Valiant Hearts’, ‘I Vow to Thee’ and ‘Jerusalem’ are also played during the ceremony.
Google also participating in this remembrance day by releasing a Remembrance Day 2006 Google Doodle. Remembrance Day Google doodle contains poppy flowers. Poppy flower is the symbol of red shaded by soldiers in 1st World War.
Commonwealth nations in which Remembrance Day is observed are Australia, Bermuda, Barbados, Kenya, India, New Zealand, Mauritius, United Kingdom Northern Ireland and South Africa.
Non – commonwealth nations like France, Belgium, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Poland and United States also observed to celebrate Remembrance Day.