Monthly Archives: March 2011

What!—The National Anthem Is Not Even 100 Years Old?

“The Star-Spangled Banner” did not become the official national anthem of the United States until March 3, 1931 (80 years ago today [note: as of March 3, 2013 it’s 82 years]), when President Herbert Hoover signed a Congressional resolution (46 Stat. … Continue reading

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