This Day in History

On this day, Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, passed away in Philadelphia at the age of 84. Franklin was not only pivotal in the crafting of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution but also made significant contributions to science and innovation, including his famous experiments with electricity. His legacy extends beyond his political and scientific achievements, embodying the quintessential American spirit of curiosity, perseverance, and wisdom.