Happy Birthday America

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Happy birthday, America! Despite our differences, let’s unite in celebrating the birth of our nation with friends, family, hot dogs, and fireworks! Here’s to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” As we look around and see the strife and suffering in so many parts of the world, let’s be grateful to be living in “the home of the free and the brave.”  And now, for some Fourth of July Trivia!

Which president was born on July 4th?

Calvin Coolidge

Which three presidents died on July 4?

 An interesting and coincidental bit of Fourth of July trivia is Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on, July 4, 1826, the fiftieth anniversary of the Fourth of July. President James Monroe died 5 years later on July 4, 1831.

Which founding father suggested fire works for July 4th?

John Adams




Who ruled England when the Colonies established independence?

 King George III

What is the largest 4th of July fireworks display in the U.S.?

The Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks celebration in New York City

According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, roughly how many hot dogs are eaten on the 4th of July?

150 million

 

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2 Responses

  1. Paula says:

    That was a good one! Thanks for the trivia and happy 4th!
    Hugs,
    Paula

  2. Y’ll adorable and I love all the US historical facts! HAPPY FOURTH, LADIES!!!!

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