– Ben Martens

Fourth Of July

Happy Fourth! Here are some fun trivia facts to annoy your friends and family:

  • John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe all died on the Fourth of July.
  • Calvin Coolidge was born on the Fourth of July.
  • Most people didn’t sign the Declaration of Independence until August 2, 1776.
  • The final signature on the Declaration of Independence didn’t come until January of 1777 when Thomas McKean put his name on it.
  • 31 places in the US have “Liberty” in their name. Iowa has the most with 4.
  • 1 in 6 backyard BBQs contains meat from Texas.
  • Though we fought them for independence, Britain is now our 6th leading trade partner.