The Most Well Known Song In The U.S. Was Likely Written By Two Kentucky Sisters

Kentucky is an innovative and creative state and many things originated here. If you appreciate interesting and quirky facts about the Bluegrass State, then you’ll love this piece of Kentucky trivia that you may or may not have known. It is commonly believed that back in the 19th century, two sisters from Kentucky wrote “Happy Birthday,” one of the most well-known songs in the U.S. and even around the world.

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The next time it’s your birthday or you are singing “Happy Birthday” to someone else, think of the two sisters from Kentucky who may have started it all with a simple tune for young children. Did you know this interesting trivia about Kentucky? What other facts about the Bluegrass do you find fascinating? Let us know in the comments!

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