What is American Freedom Day?

What is American Freedom Day?

February 1

What was freedom day?

Major Wright chose February 1 as National Freedom Day because it was the day in 1865 that President Lincoln signed the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. This amendment, an important change to our written law, outlawed slavery in the United States.

Why do we celebrate National Freedom Day?

National Freedom Day commemorates the date – February 1, 1865 – when Abraham Lincoln, who was the nation’s president at the time, signed a joint resolution that proposed the 13th amendment to the United States Constitution. The amendment was made to outlaw slavery and was ratified on December 18, 1865.

Which day is celebrated on 1st February?

Valentines Week Love Date Sheet of February

First Day of Valentine Rose Day Sunday
Second Day of Valentine Propose Day Monday
Third Day of Valentine Chocolate Day Tuesday
Fourth Day of Valentine Teddy Day Wednesday
Fifth Day of Valentine Promise Day Thursday

What happened 1st February?

February 1st holds significance because that was the date Abraham Lincoln signed the 13th Amendment outlawing slavery in 1865. On June 30, 1948, President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming February 1st as the first official National Freedom Day in the United States.

Is today a chocolate day?

World Chocolate Day is also known as the International Chocolate Day, observed on July 7th annually. This year the day will be celebrated today, on Wednesday and, as the name suggests, this is one day to express your love with chocolates.

What are the 7 Days of Valentine week?

Valentine week is celebrated from February 7 to February 14. The first day of the Valentine week is Rose Day, which is followed by Propose Day, Chocolate Day, Teddy Day, Promise Day, Hug Day, Kiss Day and finally Valentine’s Day.