Six Facts About Veterans Day (page 3)
#3.) “God Bless America” Debuted on the Radio for Veteran’s Day in 1938. Irving Berlin wrote it in 1918, but it was another 20 years before he changed the lyrics and turned it into the version WE all know.
It actually debuted as part of an Armistice Day radio special on November 10th, the day BEFORE Veteran’s Day.