Fourth of July Trivia
What did one flag say to the other flag? Nothing, it just waved. Okay, so that’s a little corny, but it’s a fun little joke to celebrate our nation’s birthday, and all things American, like hot dogs and BBQs, and grand celebrations from sea to shining sea, in every city, town, and village. It’s a great day to say, “I’m proud to be an American.” So in honor, of today, we’ve got a little Fourth of July trivia.
Q. How many hot dogs are consumed on today?
A. More than an estimated 150 million hot dogs will be consumed on July 4th.
That's roughly one hot dog for every two people in the United States.
Q. How many Americans will BBQ?
A. More than 74 million Americans will BBQ on July 4th.
Q, In what year was the Fourth declared a national holiday?
Q. Why were the stars on the original American flag were arranged in a circle?
A. The stars on the original American flag were arranged in a circle to ensure that all colonies were represented equally.
Q. What U.S. president was born on the Fourth of July?
A. Calvin Coolidge is the only U.S. president born on the 4th of July, in 1872
Q. What three U.S. presidents died on the Fourth of July?
A. Three U.S. presidents have died on July 4th: Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died on July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Five years later, James Monroe died on July 4, 1831.
Q. How many people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th?
Q. Who was the oldest signatory?
A. Ben Franklin. He was 70.
Q. What other countries celebrate the Fourth of July?
A. Denmark, Norway, Sweden and England