On this day in 1777, the Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopts the Stars and Stripes as the national flag, rejecting polka dots and paisley.

On this day in 1922, Warren G. Harding becomes the first president heard on radio, when "Pot of Gold" calls him and he wins a vacation to Florida.

On this day in 1954, President Eisenhower signs an order adding the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance, replacing the words "under investigation."

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