Today in the Revolution ...
Congress passes Federal Judiciary Act to create a six-person Supreme Court.
U.S. Attorney General Office is created.
Birthday of ...
John Marshall. Age on 4 July 1776: 20.
POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK
Punch-coal, cut-candle, and set brand on end,
is neither good house wife, nor good house-wife's friend.
— Benjamin Franklin,1745