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History of U.S. National Tap Dance Day

Information about the history of designating a National Tap Dance Day in the United States.

Proposal for a U.S. National Tap Dance Day
May 25th was proposed as the date of a United States National Tap Dance Day by as a tribute to Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, who was born on that on May 25, 1878.

Designation of a One-Time U.S. Tap Dance Day
The idea of designating a U.S. National Tap Dance Day was firstSubmitting the Proposal to the U.S. Congress presented to the United States congress on February 7, 1989. May 25, 1989 was observed as a one-time-only National Tap Dance Day.

Designation of an On-Going U.S. Tap Dance DaY
U.S. President George W. Bush designated May 25 an an official and on-going National Tap Dance Day on November 8, 2004.


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