Sunday, February 15, 2009

Today In History

15th February, 1965: It was proclaimed by Queen Elizabeth II of England that the Maple Leaf would become Canada’s new national flag symbol. This new Canadian national flag had been raised on this day above Parliament Hill in Ottawa, which is the Capital of Canada.

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1 comment:

Kailana said...

I knew the year, but I can never remember the date. Hard to believe there was a time when this wasn't our flag, and it really wasn't all that long ago!