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Boy Scouts carry U.S. flags up Congress Avenue towards the Texas Capitol during the annual Boy Scouts Parade and Report to State, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in Austin, Texas.

Today, by a vote of 61 percent, the Boy Scouts of America national executive board decided to change its membership standards policy and no longer deny membership to youth on the basis of sexual orientation.

The following list is a compilation of significant events in Scouting history, and just some fun facts.

See the list of facts about the Boy Scouts of America.