Today's fun facts are all about the 4th of July!!!
1) 2.5 million people lived in America in 1776, compare that with 328 million as of 2019.
2) There were 56 signers to the Declaration of Independence.
3) July 4th wasn't officially declared a holiday until 1870 by the US Congress as an unpaid holiday for federal employees. In 1938, they changed it to a paid federal holiday.
4) The Declaration of Independence wasn't actually signed until August 2nd, 1776, but it is dated July 4th.