10 little-known facts about the State of the Union

A joint session of Congress gathers for the 2013 State of the Union. Obama will hold his fifth one Tuesday. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)


10 little-known facts about the State of the Union

President Obama is giving his fifth State of the Union on Tuesday.While the lasting impact of what he'll say is debatable, the tradition of addressing Congress and the nation each year dates back all the way to our first president.As such, the history behind the speech is fascinating. Here are 10 things you probably didn't know about the State of the Union.When was the first State of the Union?President George Washington (center) (Getty Images)President George Washington addressed a joint session …

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