WACO, Texas - June 14 is Flag Day, and flags were indeed flying high in Central Texas!
Here are some fun facts about the U.S. flag:
- There is no proof Betsy Ross designed the first American flag. Many historians say Francis Hopkin deserves the credit.
- Our current flag was designed by 17-year-old Robert Heft as a history project when Hawaii and Alaska joined the union. He originally got a B-, but it was later upgraded to an A.
- The official names of the flag's colors are Old Glory red, Old Glory blue and white.
- Five of the six U.S. flags on the moon are still standing.
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