BILL OF RIGHTS DAY

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Bill of Rights Day (by Presidential Proclamation)

Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate December 15, 1941, as Bill of Rights Day.  And I call upon the officials of the Government, and upon the people of the United States, to observe the day by displaying the flag of the United States on public buildings and by meeting together for such prayers and such ceremonies as may seem to them appropriate.

To view the official proclamation – http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=16046

HISTORY

President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated Bill of Rights Day as December 15 in 1941.

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