This month: Five Surprising Facts about the Fourth of July
Americans eat enough hot dogs on the Fourth to stretch end-to-end across the country five times over.
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After eating spoiled fruit at a July 4, 1850 celebration, President Zachary Taylor died.
One World Trade Center in New York is 1,776 feet tall to commemorate the year the U.S. declared its independence.
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Three presidents have died on July 4: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and James Monroe.
As of 2016, July 4 is the number one holiday for beer sales in the U.S.
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