Freedom of Information Day
Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always March 16
Freedom of Information Day celebrates and recognizes a valuable concept in the American Bill of Rights.
March 16th is the birth date of James Madison, the 4th president of the United States of America. James Madison is recognized as the "Father of the Constitution", and the chief author of the "Bill of Rights". Freedom of information and individual rights was very important to James Madison.
Did you Know? The Freedom of Information Act was passed into law in 1966. It opened up a wealth of information to American citizens. James Madison would be very pleased!
History and Origin of "Freedom of Information Day:
While the word "National" is not included in the title of this day. We have no doubt that this is a national day. It is widely recognized and documented in U.S..Government websites and in other written materials.
Ecards Send a free Ecard daily for just about any March calendar holiday, occasion, observance or event. Or, just for the fun of it!
Flower of the Day: Black Eyed Susan
Recipe of the Day: Lettuce Soup
What happened on this Day? This Day in History
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