April 24, 1990
City of Cupertino, California Proclamation WHEREAS, on April 24, 1915, the government of the Ottoman Empire began a program of genocide and massacred 1.5 million Armenians living in Turkey; and
WHEREAS, many survivors of this genocide came to America to rebuild their lives; and
WHEREAS, descendants of those survivors are now outstanding citizens in this community; and
WHEREAS, the people of Armenia and America share common goals and friendship,
NOW, THEREFORE, I Mayor Barbara A. Rogers, and the Cupertino City Council, do hereby resolve that the City of Cupertino acknowledges
as an official day of remembrance for victims of the Armenian genocide.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the City of Cupertino to be affixed this 5th day of April 1990.
Barbara A. Rogers