September 25th – Question

The National Day of Prayer was established by Congress to be held on the first Thursday in May each year. In what year was that designation ratified:

A. 1941 under President Roosevelt
B. 1952 under President Truman
C. 1960 under President Eisenhower
D. 1969 under President Nixon

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Answer: B – The National Day of Prayer was enacted in 1952 by an act of Congress and President Truman. A national day of prayer and thanksgiving had been established by President Lincoln as the official Thanksgiving holiday in 1863.

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