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Friday, July 4, 2014

Fun Friday – Independence Day Fun Facts & History

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It’s Independence Day in America, also known as the Furth of July. It’s the time of year where families get together for cook-outs, attend festivals and watch Fireworks shows. What are your plans?
Here are a few fun facts to share at your gathering – Did you know…

1.      New York City has the biggest fireworks display in the United States.

2.      Three U.S. presidents died on July 4th.

3.      Independence Day has been a federal holiday in the U.S. since 1941.

NOTE: fun facts gathered history.com.

Check out the video below for a fun way to share the history of the Fourth of July with your kids.

 YouTube Video courtesy of LibertyCick
Happy Independence Day!

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