Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.
1956: A joint resolution of the U.S. Congress is signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizing "In God We Trust" as the U.S. national motto. The motto would be progressively added to paper money over a period from 1957 to 1966.
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