Thought for the Day
“Beer is living proof that God loves us
and wants us to be happy.”
Born January 17, 1706 Boston, Massachusetts
Died April 17, 1790 (aged 84) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, soldier, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.