Posts Tagged ‘Flag Day’


What am I sappy cat blogging?

June 14, 2013

Today is FLAG DAY, so here are some patriotic kitties.catflag1

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Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the stars and stripes as the official flag of the United States of America in 1777. Observance of Flag Day came much later.  In 1916, Wilson recommended the a day to honor the flag, but Flag Day was not designated as an official holiday until Harry Truman signed an Act of Congress in 1949 proclaiming June 14 as a nation wide observance.

cat flag day poster

No post on Flag Day would be complete without mentioning Betsy Ross, creator of the original American flag.

cat flag rossThis is the Betsy Ross house and museum in Philadelphia.

More on Flag Day here at the National Flag Day Foundation.