The Star Spangled Banner. Old Glory. Big Red White and Blue. Stars and Stripes.
The American flag has a lot of nicknames and plenty of history behind it and in June millions of Americans will celebrate Flag Day by waving these thirteen stars and stripes outside of their houses and businesses.
In the USA, Flag Day is celebrated on the 14th of June every year. This was the date that the flag of the United States was adopted.
In fact, the week surrounding June the 14th is known as “National Flag Week” and during this week the President will issue a proclamation which encourages Americans to fly a flag outside of their homes throughout the week.
All government buildings in the country will also display the flag during this special week of the year.