This Month in History

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March: National Anthem; World Standard time

March 3, 1931. The Star Spangle Banner became the national anthem. The “Star Spangled Banner” was written in 1814. On this date in 1931, 117 year later, it officially became our national anthem. We were using the “The Star Spangled Banner” as our national anthem long before it became official.  There is no law that says we have to wait for Congress to move before we tackle a problem through other means.  (more…)