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.