14th JUNE ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

June 14th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1777 : Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes : During the American Revolution, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution stating that “the flag of the United States be thirteen alternate stripes red and white” and that “the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.” The national flag, which became known as the “Stars and Stripes,” was based on the “Grand Union” flag, a banner carried by the Continental Army in 1776 that also consisted of 13 red and white stripes. | & more about history on this day in the video…