One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
June 14, the anniversary of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official US flag in 1777.
- ‘In this story, Flag Day marks the anniversary of the banner's ‘birth,’ with Betsy Ross its mother.’
- ‘The Flag Day ceremony was staged by the Blue Star / Gold Star Mothers of America, an organization started in 1942.’
- ‘June 14 is also Flag Day in the United States, so the public is invited to a ‘Grand Prix-View’ as Indianapolis gives a patriotic welcome to the world at 11: 30 a.m.’
- ‘Every year since then, each president has proclaimed June 14th to be Flag Day.’
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