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US Independence Day!


The United States of America will celebrate its 241st Independence Day on July 4th.

When is US Independence Day?

This years Independence Day will be on Wednesday, July 4 2018.

What is US Independence Day?

This holiday commemorates the day that the thirteen US colonies won the struggle for independence over the British Empire. It is a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and birth of the US as an independent nation.

How to people celebrate US Independence Day?

It is a popular day for barbecues, grilling, picnics, carnivals, baseball games, fireworks and family reunions. Did you know that before the Declaration of Independence was even signed John Adams imagined that fireworks would be a part of the festivities. Which lead to the first commemorative Independence Day fireworks were set off on July 4 1777!

Is US Independence Day a federal holiday?

Yes it is! Independence Day is the National Day of the United States. Enjoy your time off!

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