Freedom of Information Day
March 16th recognizes National Freedom of Information Day. National Freedom of Information Day celebrates the birthday of President James Madison who is known as the “Father of the Constitution” and the foremost advocate for openness in government. He is also hailed as being instrumental in the drafting of the United States Constitution and as the key champion and author of the United States Bill of Rights.
Born James Madison, Jr on March 16, 1751, in Port Conway, Virginia. Madison died on June 28, 1836, on his Montpelier Estate.James Madison was the 4th President of the United States of America (1809-1817).
The Freedom of Information Act was passed into law in 1966. #FreedomofInformationDay