Morning Minutes June 14, 2010
Word of the Day
Luscious LUSH-us (adj.) Having a delicious sweet taste or smell; sexually attractive; richly luxurious or appealing to the senses; excessively ornate -- www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
National Flag Day Foundation
Celebrate the stars and stripes by reading about the American flag this Flag Day. Learn about Bernard J. Cigrand, the father of Flag Day, and the history of the American flag, then get recommendations for more reading.
Number to Know
1949: Year when Flag Day was established by Congress. However, president Woodrow Wilson proclaimed June 14 as Flag Day in 1916.
This Day in History
June 14, 1954: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that places the words "under God" into the Pledge of Allegiance.
Today's Featured Birthday
Donald Trump (64)
"I pledge allegiance to my flag and the republic for which it stands: one nation indivisible with liberty and justice for all." - The original (1892) Pledge of Allegiance, written by Francis Bellamy.