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What Happened on July 6, 1776

Historical Events


USAUnited States Declaration of Independence

American Declaration of Independence announced on front page of "PA Evening Gazette"
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Engrossed copy of the United States Declaration of Independence
Engrossed copy of the United States Declaration of Independence

1776 Highlights

About July 6, 1776

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 243 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer