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Friday, July 4, 2008

4th of July challenge

Okay, so in this day and age of instantaneous internet answers, here's a challenge for you...

1) 3 American presidents have died on the 4th of July...who are they?

2) Which 2 died on the SAME 4th of July, and why was that date significant?

3) Which president was BORN in the 4th of July?

Happy hunting!
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Leisa said...

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died on the same day July 4th 1826. James Monroe died on July 4th 1831.

Thomas Jefferon and John Adams died on exactly the 50th anniversary of signing the declaration of independence.

Calvin Coolidge was born on the 4th of July

What did I win????

Tiffany said...

Leisa beat me to it!!!

Love the new blog colors!

oneblessedmamma said...

Good for you! What did you win...hum...I'll lay out your next quilt for you...oh, wait, I do that for you anyway, LOL. I'd offer to clean for you, but if you've seen my house, you know that's not much of a prize!
I'll come organize your kitchen...or did you do that this week?

Leisa said...

Nope I am waiting for you!!!

5Gustos said...

I knew the 2 pres. that died on the 50th anniversary, but not the rest. Great job, Leisa!

Julie said...

Leisa got it first, but not only did I know it, but my kids (two of them) knew it too, except for who was born on the 4th, Jonathan is looking it up right now...he's got it...Calvin Coolidge July 4, 1872, he was born in VT.