In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day; in August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress. Flag Day is not an official federal holiday.
, Flag Day is
celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States , which happened on
that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted
"the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position
in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775. United States
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