Monday, July 4, 1960: 50-star American flag

The American flag officially gets its 50th star with the addition of Hawaii, which had become a state on August 21, 1959. The flag is raised for the first time at 12:01 a.m. at the Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore, Maryland.

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