07/01/09 Grif.Net – 4th of July Trivia (part 1)

07/01/09 Grif.Net – 4th of July Trivia (part 1)

Part of the correct answer to EVERY question is the 4th of July. What is
missing, however, is the YEAR. Of course, THAT is the hard part!! And YOUR
task . . .

1. Independence Day became a legal holiday = July 4th, ____
2. Our present 50-star flag was first flown = July 4th, ____
3. The words “under God” were added to the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
= July 4th, ____
4. 2nd President of the United States John Adams died = July 4th, ____
5. Chemist Marie Curie, Nobel Prize winner for discovering radium, died of
leukemia (brought on by her own x-rays) = July 4th, ____
6. Lewis Carroll first told the story of ‘Alice’s Adventures Underground’ to
the Liddell sisters = July 4th, ____
7. Nathaniel Hawthorne, writer of the Scarlet Letter, was born = July 4th,
8. The last time the Liberty Bell was rung = July 4th, ____
9. Congress revised the resolution of Independence and made it public = July
4th, ____
10. Massachusetts General Court declared this the first state holiday and
celebration = July 4th, ____

(just wait – July 2nd and 3rd will have even HARDER 4th of July trivia.
Answers on July 4th, of course)

Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus knows me, this I love”