It's Fun Fact Friday...

Independence Day style!

 

Shanna's Fun Facts:

  • Congress made Independence Day an official unpaid holiday for federal employees in 1870. In 1938, Congress changed Independence Day to a paid federal holiday.

 

  • Ben Franklin wished that our national bird was actually a turkey instead of the bald eagle.

 

Kevin's Fun Facts

  • July Fourth is the "biggest hot dog holiday of the year," according to TIME magazine, with Americans reportedly consuming about 155 million of them on Independence Day alone.