National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which is observed annually on December 7, is to remember and honor all those who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. On August 23, 1994, United States Congress, by Pub.L. 103–308, designated December 7 of each year as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is also referred to as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day or Pearl Harbor Day. It is a tradition to fly the Flag of the United States at half-staff until sunset in honor of dead patriots.
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“I do not portray the thing in itself. I portray the passage; not a passing from one age to another, or, as the people put it, from seven years to seven years, but from day to day, from minute to minute.”
—Michel de Montaigne (15331592)
“Theres rosemary and rue. These keep
Seeming and savor all the winter long.
Grace and remembrance be to you.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“A good man will not engage even in a national cause, without examining the justice of it.”
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Strict was the glint of pearl and gold sedans.
Ladies leaned out more out of fear than pity
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—Allen Tate (18991979)
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