German-American Day

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German-American Day (Deutsch-Amerikanischer Tag) is a holiday in the United States, observed annually on October 6 under.wikipedia
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Germantown, Philadelphia

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These families subsequently founded Germantown, Pennsylvania, the first German settlement in the original thirteen American colonies, and organized the first petition in the English colonies to abolish slavery in 1688.
Today the founding day of Germantown is remembered as German-American Day, a holiday in the United States, observed annually on October 6.

German Americans

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German-American Day, which celebrates German-American heritage, commemorates the date in 1683 when 13 German families from Krefeld, near the Rhine, landed in Philadelphia aboard the.
Oktoberfest celebrations and the German-American Day are popular festivities.

German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA

Distinguished German-American of the Year
Each year since President Ronald Reagan first declared October 6 German-American Day in 1987, GAHFUSA has petitioned the White House, United States Congress, and state and local governments to issue national and statewide proclamations.

United States

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German-American Day (Deutsch-Amerikanischer Tag) is a holiday in the United States, observed annually on October 6 under.

Philadelphia

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German-American Day, which celebrates German-American heritage, commemorates the date in 1683 when 13 German families from Krefeld, near the Rhine, landed in Philadelphia aboard the. It celebrates German-American heritage and commemorates the landing of 13 German families in Philadelphia in 1683.

Krefeld

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German-American Day, which celebrates German-American heritage, commemorates the date in 1683 when 13 German families from Krefeld, near the Rhine, landed in Philadelphia aboard the.

Rhine

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German-American Day, which celebrates German-American heritage, commemorates the date in 1683 when 13 German families from Krefeld, near the Rhine, landed in Philadelphia aboard the.

Thirteen Colonies

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These families subsequently founded Germantown, Pennsylvania, the first German settlement in the original thirteen American colonies, and organized the first petition in the English colonies to abolish slavery in 1688.

1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery

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These families subsequently founded Germantown, Pennsylvania, the first German settlement in the original thirteen American colonies, and organized the first petition in the English colonies to abolish slavery in 1688.

World War I

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The custom died out during World War I as a result of the anti-German sentiment that prevailed at the time, but the holiday was revived in 1983 in joint resolution 108.

Anti-German sentiment

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The custom died out during World War I as a result of the anti-German sentiment that prevailed at the time, but the holiday was revived in 1983 in joint resolution 108.

Joint resolution

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The custom died out during World War I as a result of the anti-German sentiment that prevailed at the time, but the holiday was revived in 1983 in joint resolution 108.

Republican Party (United States)

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The bill was sponsored by Senator Richard G. Lugar (R–IN) on April 8, 1987.

Indiana

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The bill was sponsored by Senator Richard G. Lugar (R–IN) on April 8, 1987.

Ronald Reagan

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In 1983, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October 6 as German-American Day to celebrate and honor the 300th anniversary of German immigration and culture to the United States.

Presidential proclamation (United States)

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In 1983, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October 6 as German-American Day to celebrate and honor the 300th anniversary of German immigration and culture to the United States.

White House Rose Garden

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A proclamation (#5719) to this effect was issued October 2, 1987, by President Reagan in a formal ceremony in the White House Rose Garden, at which time the President called on Americans to observe the Day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.

German American National Congress

In 1987 DANK was involved in the adoption of October 6 as German-American Day, which is observed on a national level.