Flag Day 2019 – Flag Day 2019 is celebrated on June 14. This week of June 14 (June 10–16, 2018; June 09–15, 2019; June 14–20, 2020) is designated as “National Flag Week.”
Flag Day 2019:
The United States Army also celebrates the U.S. 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.
Why Flag Day Is Celebrated:
The “Stars and Stripes” was authorized by Congress on June 14, 1777, according to the National Flag Day Foundation.
In the fifth item on the agenda that day. The entry in the journal of the Continental Congress reads “Resolved that the flag of the thirteen United States be Thirteen stripes alternate red and white: that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.”
Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.
When Flag Day Is Started To Celebrated:
On June 14 of that year, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation acknowledging the holiday.
President Woodrow Wilson issued the Flad Day proclamation on May 30, 1916.
President Harry Truman later signed Flag Day’s permanent observance into law in 1949.
Traditional guidelines call for displaying the flag in public from sunrise to sunset. However, the flag may be displayed at all times if it’s illuminated during darkness.
Cigrand died 17 years before the Congressional statute was passed, but Ozaukee County’s National Flag Day Foundation honors his legacy each June.
Flag Day 2019 Celebration:
— Library of Congress (@librarycongress) June 14, 2019
Happy #FlagDay! #OnThisDay in 1777, Congress passed legislation on the appearance of the United States flag, ordering that it have 13 stars and 13 alternating red & white stripes. 🇺🇸️ pic.twitter.com/Lx86MgiT5N
— Mount Vernon (@MountVernon) June 14, 2019
Just look at that flag wave. Old Glory, long may she wave!
Happy Flag Day & Happy 244th birthday to the U.S. Army!
What does the flag symbolize to you? pic.twitter.com/M2g0JNacDE
— Mike Ritland (@MRitland) June 14, 2019
🎶You’re the emblem of the land I love…
The home of the free and the brave!🎶
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) June 14, 2019
It’s #FlagDay! 🇺🇸 The holiday commemorates the Second Continental Congress adopting the flag of the United States in 1777. Follow along all day for fun flag-related factoids. #FlagFriday pic.twitter.com/0Gf1LH6kOh
— National Museum of American History (@amhistorymuseum) June 14, 2019
Happy #FlagDay! 🇺🇸 One of our most iconic images is of Buzz Aldrin saluting the American flag on the surface of the Moon. Did you know that over the next 3 years, 5 more flags joined the one left by Apollo 11? Learn more about stars & stripes in space: https://t.co/dKBILoZt8W pic.twitter.com/jVfU65PuQq
— NASA (@NASA) June 14, 2019
In a group of flags displayed from staffs, the U.S. flag should be at the center and the highest point. This year marks the 244th birthday of the U.S. Bernard Cigrand, a nineteenth century Wisconsin school teacher, dentist, and reporter, is sometimes considered the “father of Flag Day.”