1960: Flag adds 1 star for Hawaii(total of 50 stars).
1963: Flag placed on top of Mount Everest by Barry Bishop.
1969: July 20 - The American flag is placed on the moon by Neil Armstrong.
1995: December 12 - The Flag Desecration Constitutional Amendment is narrowly defeated in the Senate. The Amendment to the Constitution would have make burning the flag a punishable crime.
2009: Congressional Amendment in the National Defense Authorization Act for FY09 states that “members of the Armed Forces and Veterans who are present but not in uniform may render the military salute.”
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