USA Independence Day 2023: Date, history, significance | July Fourth 2023: 247th American Independence Day | Event Information

Date, history, significance This holiday celebrates the declaration of independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress of the Second Continental Congress, which unanimously adopted a document proclaiming the separation of the thirteen colonies from Great Britain. According to the records of the Congress’s library, a spontaneous celebration in Philadelphia marked the anniversary of … Read more