Delaware was the first state to ratify the proposed constitution of the United States. The date of the ratification, December 7, 1787, appears on both the state flag and the Delaware seal.
When researching historical events, it may be useful to know what day of the week the event occurred. To find this out, consult a perpetual calendar.
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M.S., Library Science. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1981.