Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Fact of the Day: America Lost a Dad

James Monroe was the 5th President of the United States, and the last founding father to serve as president. During his retirement, Monroe died from heart failure and tuberculosis on July 4th, 1831. Which was 55 years after the nations first birthday.

4 comments:

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake said...

How fitting that he died on July 4~

Bersercules said...

I did not know this! I'm surprised on his death day! Weird coinsedence!

Unknown said...

this sounds pretty sad

mamtc said...

too bad. July 4th, that's interesting.