This month Mental Floss is releasing our brand new book, The Mental Floss History of the United States. (In fact, if you pre-order the book before October 5th, we’ll give you 3 free issues of the magazine!)
In our hunt for great history, we can’t stop spouting facts, including:
- Growing up, George Washington celebrated his birthdate as February 11, 1733. But when British colonies adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1752, his birthdate was recalculated to the 22nd.
- Until coffee gained... READ ON