10 Other Reasons to Celebrate the Fourth of July

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Traditionally, we celebrate the Fourth of July in honor of the foundation of this country. But the signing of the Declaration of Independence wasn't the only awesome thing that happened on this day. Break out the fireworks, beer and red meat, because here are 10 other reasons to celebrate the Fourth of July.

1855--The first edition of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass is published.

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1865--The first edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is published.

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1884--Buffalo Bill Cody stages first Wild West Show.

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