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Today is "Flag Day"
Today is Flag Day.
On this day in 1777 the Continental Congress approved the design of the national flag.
They decreed the first US flag have 13 stars, and 13 stripes, of alternating red and white.
June 14th was established as Flag Day in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson.
Each year the president issues a proclamation, urging Americans to fly our country's flag.