Yep. You read it right.
Today, July 2, is actually the day that the American colonies declared independence.
What? You thought it was July 4?
Well, check out the Banner Art page and read the interesting history of the Birth of America. The article on the Banner Art page has been updated (July 4).
While you’re there, find out about the artist, John Trumbell, who painted the artwork from which I “stole” my banner.