- Created: Monday, 12 November 2018
Message for the Centenary Service of Remembrance, November 11th 2018, International Church of Vilnius. Remembrance Day is observed in many countries to recall the end of hostilities of World War I on that date in 1918.
In autumn 1918 two European monarchies collapsed: November 9th the abdication of William II was proclaimed in Berlin, two days later, exactly one hundred years ago, Austrian emperor Charles I had to step down. Another emperor, Nicholas II of Russia, was forced to leave his throne more than a year before. They were all quickly wiped away.Read more ...