On July 4, 1776, America's Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. Do you know about other events in U.S. history that fell on the Fourth?
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Americans celebrate Independence Day on July 4 because that’s when, in 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, eventually transforming 13 English colonies into the United States of America.
Whether by plan or by chance, a lot of other firsts happened on the Fourth of July. Here are a few:
Congratulations to the people of United States of America on their independence day.
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