Monday, July 4, 2011

Fourth of July Fun Facts

  • July 4, 1776:  the representatives of the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence.
  • July 4, 1826: Both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died.  
  • July 4, 1870: Congress declares the fourth as a national holiday. 
  • The first public readings of the Declaration of Independence on Philadelphia's Independence Square was accompanied by ringing bells and band music.
  • Fourth food often include hot dogs, corn on the cob and watermelon.
Happy Fourth of July!

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