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    History in 14th Jun

  • Flag Day

    The Second Continental Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes, the current model for the United States flag. In 1949, Congress established June 14 as Flag Day.

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  • Bear Flag Revolt

    California settlers in Sonoma declare independence from Mexico and proclaim the California Republic, popularly known as the "Bear Flag Republic." Responding to a Mexican quest to remove all non-Mexican citizens from California, William B. Ide drafts a proclamation from Sonoma declaring California as an independent country.