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United States President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed November
11, 1919 as “Armistice Day” near the end of World War l.

An act of congress in 1938 struck out the word "Armistice" and in its 
place the word "Veterans” was inserted. With the approval of this
legislation on June 1, 1954, November 11th became a day to honor
American veterans of all wars.

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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is 41 today.

DiCaprio began his career by acting in commercials and educational
films under the name Lenny Williams. He was reportedly kicked off the
set of the children’s TV series Romper Room when he was five years
old for disruptive behavior. He made his big screen debut playing the
character Josh in the 1991 film Critters 3.

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