You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Today in History: June 20

Microsoft News | Slide 1 of 9: In this image released by the State Department, the front side of the Great Seal of the United States is seen. The keepers of the Great Seal of the United States, the familiar emblem on the back of the $1 bill, is the nation's stamp of authority, sovereignty and power, gracing our cash and embossing the most important of documents from its home at the State Department, which has held it since the days of Thomas Jefferson, the first secretary of state.(AP Photo/U.S. State Department)

1782: Congress approves the Great Seal

Congress approves the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle.

© U.S. State Department/AP Images
image beaconimage beaconimage beacon