Happy Birthday to America—and her First Daughters

President Obama isn't just celebrating the birth of the nation on July 4, he's celebrating the birth of his daughter Malia, who is turning 14. In honor of both milestones, TIME looks back through the years at other First Daughters, whose youthful exuberance reflects the best of America on her 236th birthday

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RobertK9xChamp
RobertK9xChamp

It's highly unlikely that the Baby Ruth candy bar was named for the daughter of President Grover Cleveland. The Curtiss candy bar company did not exist until 1916, 12 years after her death. The bar was created in 1920 when Babe Ruth totally destroyed the previous home run record (his own), hitting twice s many home runs than he did in his previous record, set in 1919.