The Flag of the United States is lowered while the Flag of the Philippines is raised during independence ceremonies, July 4, 1946. Photo from Wikipedia

On July 4, 1946, the United States of America formally recognized the independence of the Philippines and withdrew its sovereignty over the country.

In ceremonies held at the Independence Grandstand, the flag of America was lowered and the Philippine flag was raised to fly alone over the country. 🇵🇭


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