Monday is veterans day

Veteran’s Day, Monday, November 11, 2019 Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, that is, persons who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Also called Armistice Day.

On Monday, November 11, 2019, the planet Mercury will transit the Sun for the first time since 2016. The transit or passage of a planet across the face of the Sun is a relatively rare occurrence. As seen from Earth, only transits of Mercury and Venus are possible. There are approximately 13 transits of Mercury each century. In comparison, transits of Venus occur in pairs with more than a century separating each pair. features two catalogs listing dates and details for all transits of Mercury (1600 to 2300) and Venus (3000 BCE to 3000 CE).