1855 – Born on the 18th of May.
Graduated from University of Rochester where he was a brother of Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity.
1892 – Composed the original Pledge of Allegiance for the Boston-based Youth’s Companion.
1931 – Bellamy died on 28th of August and was buried in Rochester, New York.
His original Pledge:
"I pledge allegiance to my Flag and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all"