As everyone is getting ready to share in the festivities of America’s birthday we wanted to share some more fun trivia about the 4th of July with all of you trivia buffs out there!
- How did the Liberty Bell get it’s crack?
- It acquired it’s crack on it’s first ring.
- In what year did Congress recognize the Pledge of Allegiance?
- Which two presidents, both of whom signed the Declaration of Independence, died on July 4, 1826?
- John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
- What is the name of the oldest commissioned U.S. naval vessel?
- The Constitution
- Estimated number of 4th of July cookouts?
- 150 million
- The dollor amount of all U.S. fireworks imported?
- $211 million
- How many people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776?
- How tall is the Statue of Liberty?
- 151 feet
- When the Liberty Bell was cast, how much did it weigh?
- 2080 pounds
- What New York Yankee threw a no hitter on July 4, 1983?
- Dave Righetti
- Which president of the United States was born on the 4th of July?
- The 30th president, Calvin Coolidge
- What color smoke balls are prohibited in California?
- What American politicion spends almost $1000 on fireworks each 4th of July?
- Jesse Ventura
- In what year did “Cherry Bombs” become illegal in the United States?
- How many people in the United States suffer serious injuries from fireworks annually?
- Approximately 9,300
In the Vancouver, WA/Portland, OR area a lot of people are excited because the Fort Vancouver 4th of July Fireworks Show is returning this year after a hiatus in 2009. This display is advertised as one of the largest fireworks shows west of the Mississippi.
Whatever you do to celebrate America’s birthday, all of us here at GiftTree hope that your celebrations are safe!
Happy Birthday America!!!