What Happened on July 4, 1776

Yippee! It's Independence Day for the U.S.

Historical Events

Liberty Bell

According to popular legend the Liberty Bell rings for the Second Continental Congress

United States Declaration of Independence

US Congress proclaims the Declaration of Independence and independence from Great Britain

1776 History

About July 4, 1776

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer