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Thread #160809   Message #3815718
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
20-Oct-16 - 01:48 PM
Thread Name: Before 'God Save the King'?
Subject: RE: Before 'God Save the King'?
The Star-Spangled banner was only officially adopted as the US National Anthem in 1931.

I don't think God Save the Queen/King has ever been given official national anthem status, it's really a Royal Anthem.