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On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. Many Americans celebrate Flag Day by displaying the Red, White and
Blue in front of homes and businesses. The day commemorates
the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the
United States.

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DVIDS - News - Happy National Flag Day!

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. … In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14
as Flag Day; on August 3, 1949, National Flag Day was established by an
Act of Congress. Flag Day is not an official federal holiday.

Fourteen Points - Wikipedia

Thomas Woodrow Wilson
(December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924)

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