fourth of july

fireworks at Los Angeles City Hall
Tina Lernø, July 02, 2019

Independence Day aka the Fourth of July commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen (American) colonies were no longer subject to Great Britain's rule, but were united, free, and independent states.


Events that occurred on Fourth of July and American flag
Keith Chaffee, July 03, 2018

The Fourth of July is this week, and it's the 242 year anniversary of American independence!


A boy drives a golf cart decorated for a Fourth of July parade in San Pedro.
Photo Friends, June 30, 2017

The Fourth of July is a time when Americans remember their history, look toward the future, and celebrate the present.


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