Here are possibly some fun facts you didn't know about the Fourth of July:
1. Bristol, Rhode Island has the oldest, continuously running 4th of July parade and celebration dating back to 1785! They literally paint the street red, white and blue!
2. John Hancock was the only person to actually sign the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. - SheKnows.com
3. Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). - Wikipedia
4. July Fourth is the âbiggest hot dog holiday of the year,â according to TIME magazine, with Americans reportedly consuming about 155 million of them on Independence Day alone. - Found on Huffington Post
5. Independence Day honors the birthday of the United States. Putting it nice and simple for my younger guys!
6. The first public Fourth of July event at the White House occurred in 1804.- Found on Kids Konnect
7. Two of the biggest firework shows take place in Washington, D.C., on the National Mall, and in New York City, on the East River. - Found on Time.com
8. The initial date the resolution of independence was approved in a closed session of Congress was July 2, 1776. - Found on InterviewAngel.com
9. The only two signers of the Declaration of Independence who later served as President of the United States were John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson (bitter rivals) died on the same day, July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the Declaration. - Found on InterviewAngel.com
10. To avoid cracking it, the Liberty Bell has not been rung since 1846. To mark the quintessential day, every fourth of July it is symbolically tapped 13 times. - Found on the PioneerWoman.com
Based from the original article found here http://bit.ly/2skvV1e