My well-loved and well-read book. March 3rd, 1931.  “The Star-Spangled Banner” becomes America’s National Anthem.  Wait…1931?  I remember the day I discovered the date; Milly the Quilter had finished the God Bless America Quilt, and we had been singing the song.  One of the reasons Irving Berlin wrote “God Bless America” was because he didn’t […]

Happy Birthday to “The Star-Spangled Banner” becoming America’s National Anthem