Happy birthday, Ben Franklin!


Today is the 302nd anniversary of the birth of Ben Franklin (1706-1790).

At one time, this was the only day of the year on which a tornado had not been recorded in the U.S. Does anyone know: Is that still so?

Happy birthday, Ben. And, happy Ben’s birthday, America. We were lucky to have him.

Ben Franklin quote about history

Image and Quicktime Movie from Franklin Institute

One Response to Happy birthday, Ben Franklin!

  1. eyeingtenure says:

    The way I hear it, the Frenchwomen felt lucky to have him, too.

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