City of Austin

April 24, 1995

City of Austin, Texas Proclamation

Be it known by these present that I, Bruce Todd, Mayor of the City of Austin, Texas, do herby proclaim April 24, 1995 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

in Austin, and call on all citizens to join me in recognizing that between 1915 and 1923, prior to the establishment of the Republic of Turkey, more than a million people of Armenian ancestry were victims of the genocide perpetrated by the governments of the Ottoman Empire and in joining with our Armenian-American citizens in opposing such atrocities and in honoring the memory of these victims.

Mayor Bruce Todd