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July 4 ():
- 1776 – American Revolution: The United States Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Second Continental Congress.
- 1886 – The people of France offered the Statue of Liberty to the people of the United States.
- 1966 – President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Freedom of Information Act into United States law. The act went into effect the next year.