Tagged: President Harry Truman

Americans Celebrate Flag Day Today; Read A Detailed History of National Flag Week and Flag Day

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the design of a national flag. Since 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14, Americans have commemorated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by celebrating June 14 as Flag Day. Prior to 1916, many localities and a few states had been celebrating the day for years. Congressional… Read more

August 10th, 2014 Marks National Spirit of ’45 Day

National Spirit of ’45 Day is observed on the second Sunday in August each year, coinciding with the anniversary of the day President Harry Truman announced World War II was over on August 14, 1945 — a day Life Magazine has called “a hinge of history…the birth of a new America.” National Spirit of ’45 Day honors the men and women of… Read more

National Spirit of ’45 Day Honors The Men and Women of The World War II Generation

National Spirit of ’45 Day is observed on the second Sunday in August each year, coinciding with the anniversary of the day President Harry Truman announced World War II was over on August 14, 1945 — a day Life Magazine has called “a hinge of history…the birth of a new America.” National Spirit of ’45 Day honors the men and women of… Read more

Americans Celebrate Flag Day Today; Read A Detailed History of National Flag Week and Flag Day

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the design of a national flag. Since 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14, Americans have commemorated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by celebrating June 14 as Flag Day. Prior to 1916, many localities and a few states had been celebrating the day… Read more

National Spirit of ’45 Day honors the men and women of the World War II generation

National Spirit of ’45 Day is observed on the second Sunday in August each year, coinciding with the anniversary of the day President Harry Truman announced World War II was over on August 14, 1945 — a day Life Magazine has called “a hinge of history…the birth of a new America.” National Spirit of ’45 Day honors the men and… Read more

Since 1916 Americans have celebrated June 14 as Flag Day; History of National Flag Week and Flag Day

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the design of a national flag. Since 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14, Americans have commemorated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by celebrating June 14 as Flag Day. Prior to 1916, many localities and a few states had been… Read more