Happy 224th Birthday, America!

July 4, 2010

Fun Facts about the Star Spangled Banner, the National Anthem of the USA – the lyrics were written by Francis Scott Key, when he witnessed the British bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 – the song was the “Anacreontic Song”, or “To Anacreon in Heaven”, a pre-existing song already popular during that […]

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