By LAUREN N. LAUGHLIN
Special to the PRESS
The City of South Padre Island celebrated Flag Day on June 14 by posting several flags waving at City Hall and several business and residential buildings.
In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. Flag Day 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 and in August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress. It is often questioned if any other country on Earth is as proud of its flag as Americans are of the Stars and Stripes.
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