A few interesting facts about July 4. Some you’ve heard about and some I bet you haven’t!
* It’s the 185th day of this year. And its 180 days until 2015!
* John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were the only signers of the Declaration of Independence that became Presidents of the United States.
* And…John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on the SAME day, JULY 4, 1826! Another president, James Monroe, also died on JULY 4, but in 1831.
* Calvin Coolage, the 30th President of the United States, was born on JULY 4, 1872!
* JULY 4th holiday week is typically one of the busiest travel times of the year in America!
*JULY 4th is a federal holiday so don’t plan on any mail or on any visits to a federal building or court house!
* The countries of Philippines and Rwanda also celebrate JULY 4 for their individual independences!
*It’s the 42 year for the Nathan’s Hotdog Eating Contest in Brooklyn, NY! That’s alot of hotdogs!
*Wimbledon Tennis Tournement always seems to have their final weekend of play around this holiday weekend.
Enjoy your federal holiday celebrating our independence with your family and friends. Whether you celebrate with picnics, baseball, barbeques, fireworks, or parades, rejoice that we live in the fabulous country of the United States of America.
Chem-Dry of Michiana will also be observing July 4th as a holiday for our employees. If you have a water damage emergency, feel free to contact our emergency phone 574-320-2479. Our normal office hours will resume on July 7!
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