Posts Tagged ‘wrote’

Does Today’s date have any significance?

To me it does. On this date in 1814 Francis Scott Key wrote those infamous words that became Our National Anthem. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c5/Defence_of_Fort_M%27Henry_broadside.jpg O! say can you see by the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts [...]

What is the meaning or story in the “Star spangled banner song”? who wrote it, when and where?

O say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light, What so proudly we hail’d at the twilight’s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, thro’ the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts we watch’d, were so gallantly streaming? And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof thro’ the night that [...]