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"The idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is
believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a
schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisconsin
Public School, District 6, to observe June 14 (the 108th anniversary
of the official adoption of The Stars and Stripes) as 'Flag Birthday'.
Flag Day - the anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777 - was officially established by the Proclamation of President Woodrow Wilson on May 30th, 1916. While Flag Day was celebrated in various communities for years after Wilson's proclamation, it was not until August 3rd, 1949, that President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14th of each year as National Flag Day." - from Flag Day, June 14th
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