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Benjamin Franklin Is Thought To Have Flown His Infamous Kite, In His Bid To Electrocute Himself, This Day, 265-Years Ago!

by Anura Guruge




Click to ENLARGE and read here. Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin#Electricity


To be fair, June 15 is a guesstimate!

We do know that it was in June 1752. I think we use ‘June 15’ because it is mid-month!

But, what is important is that it was 265-years ago.


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Founding Father Benjamin Franklin’s 311th Birth Anniversary — In Lieu Of Google Doodle.

by Anura Guruge


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It is hard to credit BUT there has yet to be a Google Doodle for Benjamin Franklin!

Go figure.

Ditto as that for Alexander Hamilton.

Yes, I appreciate that Google wants to remain apolitical when it comes to its Doodles but the “Founding Fathers” aren’t exactly what you would class as political.


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by Anura Guruge