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Why we celebrate Flag Day on June 14

Posted: 11:59 AM, Jun 14, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-14 15:59:52Z

The United States celebrates Flag Day every year on June 14.

That was the day in 1777 the Second Continental Congress adopted an official flag for the newly formed country.

The day officially became a holiday a little more than 170 years later.

Watch the video above for more history on Flag Day.