Constitution Day 2019

 

On this day in 1787, the United States Constitution was signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This day celebrates the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens The law establishing the holiday was created in 2004 when West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd proposed an amendment to the Omnibus spending bill. Previously, the day was known as “Citizenship Day.”

On June 21, 1788 New Hampshire becaome the ninth and last state necessary to ratify the Constitution.

When was the last time you read the Constitution? If it’s been a while, check it out at this link.

Or at least check it out on Schoolhouse Rock.

Do you remember?

On this day in 2001, a series of coordinated suicide attacks killing 2,996 people using four aircraft hijacked by 19 members of al-Qaeda. Two aircraft crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, a third crashed into The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and a fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.