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Today in History: 12 April 1606


The Union Jack Becomes the Flag of Great Britain

ABOVE: The First union Jack

ABOVE: Current Union Jack

 

On this day in 1606, Great Britain adopted the Union Flag (also called the Union Jack) as its own, by proclamation of King James I.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Flag

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