July 4th Trivia for the 2013 celebration

Which three presidents died on the Fourth of July?John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe.  Adams, the second president, and Jefferson, the third president, both died on the same day in 1826, Monroe died in 1831. (Thanks to David Gurowsky for catching a typo on the dates.) What other presidents died close to the 4thContinue reading “July 4th Trivia for the 2013 celebration”

July Fourth Trivia

Which three presidents died on the Fourth of July? (John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. Adams, the second president, and Jefferson, the third president, both died on the same day in 1826.) What other presidents were near misses? (On July 4, 1850, President Zachary Taylor attended ceremonies for the Washington Memorial and returned toContinue reading “July Fourth Trivia”