National Freedom Day
National Freedom Day is the day slavery was abolished. The United States observes the holiday every year on February 1. This day honors the signing of the law by Abraham Lincoln of a joint House and Senate resolution that later became the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
When is National Freedom Day?
This holiday is celebrated every year on February 1st
Type of Holiday?
How is National Freedom Day celebrated?
Many towns have festivals and celebrations to honor this day in history.
National Freedom Day Facts:
- President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming February 1st as the first official National Freedom Day in the United States in 1948
Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on February 1st:
- Harry Styles – Singer
- Ronda Rousey – MMA Fighter
- Heather Morris – Actress
- Michael C. Hall – Actor
- Lauren Conrad – Reality Star, Fashion Designer
- Pauly Shore – Actor
- Lisa Marie Presley – Elvis’ Daughter
- Clark Gable – Actor
- Princess Stefanie of Monaco – Royalty
- Rick James – Singer, Deceased
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