1. Who was the first U.S. President born after July 4, 1776? 2. Who said: “Thomas Jefferson survives.” When did he say it? 3. Which President died because he ate too much at a Fourth of July celebration? When did he die? 4. How many Presidents died on the Fourth of July? 5. Which President was born on the Fourth of July? In what year? Where?
Martin Van Buren, in 1782 in Kinderhook, New York. (2) John Adams, as he lay dying on July 4, 1826. Jefferson had actually died a few hours earlier. (3) Zachary Taylor. He died on July 9, 1850. (4) Three. Adams and Jefferson in 1826 and James Monroe in 1831. (5) Calvin Coolidge, 1872, in Plymouth Notch, Vermont.