A country is born -- and later expands, an "Iron Horse" retires, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.
1960: Due to the post-Independence Day admission of Hawaii as the 50th U.S. state on Aug. 21, 1959, the 50-star flag of the United States debuts in Philadelphia almost 10 and a half months later.
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