Pan American Day
Pan American Day and Pan American Week in the United States is observed by Presidential proclamation on April 14 and the week thereof.
This observance commemorates the First International Conference of American States in 1889-90, which concluded on April 14, 1890, creating the International Union of American Republics, the forerunner to the Organization of American States (OAS). Pan American Day and Week also commemorates the diplomatic ties and relations of the United States with the other countries of the Western Hemisphere, including Latin America.
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