5 Fun Facts About the 4th of July
2. The stars on the original American flag were in a circle so all the Colonies would appear equal.
3. The first Independence Day celebration took place in Philadelphia on July 8, 1776.
4. The White House held its first 4th of July party in 1801.
5. Every 4th of July the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia is tapped (not actually rung) thirteen times in honor of the original thirteen colonies.