A Brief History of Flag Day

In the usa, today is Flag Day. It’ s a smaller holiday sandwiched between patriotic holidays of summer: Memorial service day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. No one takes the day away from, and many people forget what day time it is until they see more American flags flying outside than is usual. But mental_floss dug up the foundations of the holiday, and how it came to be June 14th on our calendar every year.