Congress recognizes the "Pledge of Allegiance"

December 28, 1945

Congress recognizes the "Pledge of Allegiance"

Written by Francis Bellamy in 1892 for "The Children's Companion," the Pledge of Allegiance was formally recognized by Congress on December 28, 1945.

http://www.ilonanickels.com/CC_pledgeallegieane.html

http://www.senate.gov/reference/Sessions/Traditions/Pledge_Allegiance.htm