- People across the United States celebrate Flag Day on June 14 each year to honour the United States flag and to commemorate the flag’s adoption.
- Also known as the "Stars and Stripes" or "Old Glory", the first American flag was approved by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777
THE COLOURS OF THE FLAG:
BLUE : vigilance, perseverance and justice;
WHITE: purity and inocence;
RED : hardiness and valor;
- The 50 stars represent the now 50 states of the country.
LEARN ABOUT THIS DAY WITH A SONG:
Vexillology is the study of flag history and symbolism.