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October 3, 1789
The first Executive Proclamation
The first Executive Proclamation in American history was issued in 1789. President George Washington, on October 3, 1789, issued a "Proclamation--Day of National Thanksgiving." Paragraph 3 reads: "Now, therefore, I do recommend and assign Thursday, the 26th day of November next, ... "
http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=65502#axzz2gbU6hmKl
 

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