The 4th of July Recipe Celebration
commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal
holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the
Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence
from the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades,
barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics,
concerts, baseball games, family reunions, political speeches and
ceremonies, and various other public and private events celebrating
the history, government, and traditions of the United States.
Independence Day is the national day of the United States.
Do You Know...
... that John Hancock (January 23, 1737
[O.S. January 12, 1736] – October 8, 1793) was a merchant, statesman,
and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution?
- He served as
president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first and
third Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- He is
remembered for his large and stylish signature on the United States
Declaration of Independence, so much so that the term "John Hancock"
became, in the United States, a synonym for signature?
Do You Know?...