National Religious Freedom Day 2020: History, Significance Of The Day Celebrated Annually In USA
President Trump Proclaims Jan. 16 "Religious Freedom Day." - ENN 2018-01-16
National Religious Freedom Day commemorates the Virginia General Assembly's adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom on January 16, 1786. That statute became the basis for the establishment clause of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and led to freedom of religion for all Americans.