On this date back in 1956, "In God we trust" was adopted as the official motto of the United States in 1956 as an alternative or replacement to the unofficial motto of E pluribus unum, adopted when the Great Seal of the United States was created and adopted in 1782.
In God we trust has appeared on U.S. coins since 1864[ and on paper currency since 1957. The motto has been under fire for years claiming interference with "Freedom of religion". Now is your chance to be a winner with the Classic Rewards Club. Login to your account and enter the word "Trust" for your chance to win. Good luck and thanks for listening!