Today is a day we celebrate the birthday of Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin. He was a Jack Of All Trades, or polymath (a person with expertise in several subjects and areas), with his skills in diplomacy, inventing, writing and more. Today is honoring his birthday of January 17, 1706. To celebrate today's holiday, find out something new about Benjamin Franklin that you didn't know before. If you want to learn how else to celebrate, and for other fun facts about Benjamin Franklin, then click here.