PUBLIC LAW 100-104—AUG. 18, 1987 Public Law 100-104 100th Congress
101 STAT. 721
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Joint Resolution Aiirr I S 1Q87
To designate October 6, 1987, as "German-American Day".
Whereas the tricentennial of the arrival of the first German immigrants to the United States was celebrated on October 6, 1983; Whereas such day was proclaimed by the President to be GermanAmerican Day in honor of the contributions made by German immigrants to the life and culture of the United States; Whereas such contributions should be recognized and celebrated every year; and Whereas the German-American Friendship Garden, symbolic of friendly relations between West Germany and the United States, will be dedicated in the District of Columbia in the near future: ' Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That October 6, 1987, is designated as "German-American Day", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved August 18, 1987.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 108: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 133 (1987): June 25, considered and passed Senate. Aug. 6, considered and passed House.
[S.J. Res. 108]