- USA Flag Day -
On June 14th, 1891, the Betsy Ross House
in Philadelphia, Pa. held a Flag Day celebration.
On June 14th.1892, the New York Society
of the Sons of the Revolution, celebrated Flag Day.
Flag Day - the anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777 -
was officially established by the Proclamation of
President Woodrow Wilson on May 30th, 1916.
Flag Day is not an official federal holiday,
though on June 14th., 1937,
Pennsylvania became the first (and only)
U.S. state to celebrate Flag Day as a state holiday.
On August 3rd, 1949, President Harry Truman
signed an Act of Congress
designating June 14th. of each year
as "National Flag Day."
Happy Flag Day!
"For as the earth brings forth her bud,
and as the garden causes the things
that are sown in it to spring forth;
so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness
and praise to spring forth before all the nations."
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