Today was Flag Day.
|Poster commemorating the 140th Flag Day on June 14, 1917|
It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened that day
by resolution of the Second Continental Congress in 1777.
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.