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105 STAT. 326 PUBLIC LAW 102-68—JULY 9, 1991 Public Law 102-68 102d Congress Joint Resolution July 9, 1991 [H.J. Res. 72] To designate December 7, 1991, as "National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day". Whereas, on December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy and Air Force attacked units of the United States Armed Forces stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Whereas more than 2,000 citizens of the United States were killed, and more than 1,000 citizens of the United States were wounded, in the attack on Pearl Harbor; Whereas the attack on Pearl Harbor marked the entry of the United States into World War II; Whereas December 7, 1991, is the 50th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor; Whereas the veterans of World War II and all other people of the United States will commemorate December 7, 1991, in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor; and Whereas commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor will instill in all people of the United States a greater understanding and appreciation of the selfless sacrifice of the individuals who served in the United States Armed Forces during World War II: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That December 7, 1991, is designated as "National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved July 9, 1991. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 72: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 137 (1991): May 29, considered and passed House. June 26, considered and passed Senate.