Bob Dole salutes the flag-draped casket containing the remains of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington,
On July 4, 1826, at the age of 90, Adams lay on his deathbed while the country celebrated Independence Day. His last words were: "Thomas Jefferson still survives."
He was mistaken. Jefferson had died five hours earlier at Monticello at the age of 82.