On this day: June 14

Published On: Jun 12 2013 01:52:27 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 14 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT
Colonial American flag, 13 stars

The Continental Army is established, Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes as the American flag, Paris falls to the Nazis, and a rhesus monkey flies into space, all on this day.