Jan.17- Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday!
Today is Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday! He was an American polymath and one of the United States Founding Fathers. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, 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.