This Week in History …

March 3, 1931 — Congress officially adopts “The Star Spangled Banner” as our national anthem.

March 7, 1854 — If it weren’t for Charles Miller receiving a patent for the sewing machine he invents today, we would all be walking around with holes in our jeans.

March 10, 1862
— You can forget the bags of nickels, dimes and quarters since the U.S. government begins issuing paper money on this day.

March 12, 1933 — Franklin D. Roosevelt hits the airwaves broadcasting his fireside chat to the American people.

March 13, 1884 — There is no reason to be late to class anymore since world standard time is established today.

March 17 — Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

March 22, 1948 — The cat is out of the bag. Creator of Cats and Phantom of the Opera, Andrew Lloyd Weber is born.

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