We all knew that guy who refused to celebrate the turn of the millennium when the year 2000 hit because the real turn was in 2001. Well, if you're that guy, here's another fact to make you feel smarter than everyone else. Today is the actual anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, not July 4th. On July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thompson signed drafts of the document. 50 men participated in the official signing on August 2, 1776. And a few more signed later in the year.

Be sure to correct everyone on this fact next year. I'm sure they'll appreciate it.