See how Twitter is celebrating #FlagDay

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Calendar Days: United States Flag Day History


If you haven't checked a calendar (or your Twitter feed) you may have not realized that Flag Day is today.

The holiday celebrates the adoption of America's signature stars and stripes, in addition to sharing a birthday with the United States Army.

In true Internet fashion, #FlagDay has taken over social media by storm. See how people all around the country are celebrating and commemorating the Grand Old Flag

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See how Twitter is celebrating #FlagDay
Happy #FlagDay! Orion proudly carries the stars and stripes! http://t.co/ulmuUh5ai8
Happy #FlagDay! Here's magnified fibers from the Star-Spangled Banner. About its preservation http://t.co/zYvkVyem4t http://t.co/FPvttoQjgX
Happy #FlagDay! http://t.co/1lg4W6an4A
Happy National #FlagDay and Happy 240th Birthday to the @USArmy! @USOMetroDC @HireHeroesUSA http://t.co/a7bW9fSnIj
Happy #FlagDay! http://t.co/xVIlhm4sVb
What so proudly we hail. Happy #FlagDay! http://t.co/O37jTRYWLO
Happy #FlagDay from our Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony flag bearer @juliechu13! http://t.co/hWiHSAfnGF http://t.co/8n9KVXKcD6
#Today in 1777, 1st #FlagDay observed. Apollo 16 commander John Young salutes flag on the Moon http://t.co/T0aRxtDrMA http://t.co/D0Dax0tIWQ
In battle, the flag was the center of mass, and the area commanders gave orders and rallied troops. #FlagDay http://t.co/jZxYIXsuKd
American flag owned by alumnus Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. during the Civil War http://t.co/FBm0MIbXOo 🇺🇸 #FlagDay http://t.co/ef5BKW2qD4
Isn't she a beauty? Happy #FlagDay. #NASCARsalutes http://t.co/OnzFUI75LQ
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