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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 4 of July, repeating indefinitely
Independence Day is celebrated every year in America on July 4th, hence why it is also known simply as The Fourth of July. The day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, signed by all 13 colonies, and which marks the beginning of American Independence. It is a federal holiday, and as such businesses, schools and federal offices are closed. If the 4th falls on a weekend, it is observed on the previous Friday or the following Monday.