July 4th is almost here and trivia is top of mind. Did you know that three presidents died on July 4th and one president was born on this day. Thomas Jefferson was one of the presidents who died on this day. Americans like to spend their time at barbecues and watching fireworks. They also like to take vacations during this time of year. Another trivia question, how many colonies existed when independence was declared? In 1776, Americans declared its independence and yet many Americans are unaware of this date. Ask yourself from which country did the US declare independence. Here are some fun facts about the day and what big events happen during this Independence Day.