Ben Franklin's Birthday

Location: Between buildings 56 and 66, 8 and 18, and on building 2
Date: Ben Franklin's Birthday, January 17.

To celebrate the birthday of American inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin on January 17th, MIT hackers hung kites with Mr. Franklin's face on them and large keys dangling from their tails in between MIT's buildings 56 and 66 as well as between buildings 8 and 18, and dropped a "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" banner next to the large Franklin inscription on the south-western tip of Building 2.

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