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  July 4 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining.
The phrase "Fourth of July" has acquired widespread significance in American culture as a reference to the Independence Day celebration in the United States and that celebration's many cultural accoutrements.
In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/July_4   (1363 words)

 July 4, 1946
Prior to the founding of the Katipunan in July 1892, there were at least 32 instances, since 1754, of rebellions, mutinies and revolts against the Spanish government in the Philippines.
We cannot celebrate an event that only "resembles the truth." We reckon that it was only on July 4, 1946, when the United States granted it independence that the Philippines became politically free as a country.
To ignore the July 4, 1946, independence is hypocritical.
www.bibingka.com /phg/misc/july4.htm   (1338 words)

 Celebrate! Holidays In The U.S.A. - Independence Day (July 4)
On July 2, 1776, the Second Continental Congress presented & debated a second draft of the list of grievances, and John Hancock, the president of the Second Continental Congress, was the first to sign.
On July 4, 1826, the bell was nearly three quarters of a century old, and the nation whose birth it had helped to announce was now a lusty youngster of 50.
Then, on July 8, 1835, while tolling for the funeral procession of John Marshall, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, the great bell cracked.
www.usemb.se /Holidays/celebrate/independ.html   (1608 words)

 July 4 ** Each star represents one great state, Pick up the flag, it's not too late. **   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
July 4 ** Each star represents one great state, Pick up the flag, it's not too late.
It celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress July 4, 1776.
CELEBRATION' on Monday, July 4, 2005 at the practice athletic soccer fields, across the street from Ted Polk...
www.tucknotes.biz /July-4/July-4.html   (860 words)

 My Way - News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI on Thursday warned police of potential July 4 attacks by al Qaeda using tactics like assault teams, car bombs and suicide bombs, although it said it had no credible threat for the holiday.
Earlier this week, a top Homeland Security official said security would be tightened for the July 4 holiday weekend but that there was no intelligence of a possible attack that would justify raising the terror alert level.
The July 4 holiday has been marked by increased security since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States carried out by al Qaeda.
news.myway.com /top/article/id/331898|top|07-01-2004::16:12|reuters.html   (352 words)

 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Book of Days | July 4 | Baal fire at Whalton Day of Pax ancient Rome ...
We are torn, we’re all born on the Fourth of July,
He died at Augsburg, July 4, 973; after his death his ashes were laid in the form of a cross on a floor.
Trinidadian Carnival on 4th of July in Washington, DC “Carnival is a major festival on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /book/jul4.html   (2780 words)

 July 4 - Day of Intention
Well, the fact is that American independence was not achieved on July 4, 1776, but rather seven years later on September 3, 1783.
Something important did happen on July 4, 1776, though, and that was the signing of the Declaration of Independence by American leaders.
The war certainly did not end on July 4, 1776, but rather it raged on for another seven years, with some of the most brutal fighting yet to come.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/6225/72993   (481 words)

 WorldNetDaily: Why July 4 is significant to Islamists
On July 4, 1197, Saladin (Salah al-Din) completely annihilated the 20,000-man Crusader army at the battle of the Horns of Hattin, driving the "Christians" from the Holy Land until the 20th century.
And we can be sure it is not lost on bin Laden that Saladin won this battle in spite of the fact that the Crusaders carried with them the "True Cross" (the True Cross was a relic designated by Constantine's mother during the initial phase of the paganization of Christianity).
For bin Laden, defeating the Crusader army and knocking over Hubal on July 4 would be the stuff of which epic poems are made.
www.wnd.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=28159   (519 words)

 History of July 4
America celebrates July 4 as Independence Day because it was on July 4, 1776, that members of the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, adopted the final draft of the Declaration of Independence.
However, while the War of Independence dragged on, July 4 celebrations were modest at best.
When the war ended in 1783, July 4 became a holiday in some places.
www.factmonster.com /spot/independenceday1.html   (591 words)

 Top 10 places to celebrate July 4 - Road Trips - MSNBC.com
Fourth of July fireworks explode in the sky behind the U.S. Capitol and Washington Monument, Sunday, July 4, 2004, in Washington.
July 3rd is the day to be there, as a slew of commemorative events are scheduled – including a military flyover by day and a firework display that night (at 9pm).
The culmination of events is July 4 itself, when top bands perform at the Sweet Sounds of Liberty Concert in anticipation of the city's annual, thunderous, fireworks display that sends flashes and booms into the night sky.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/8379793   (1097 words)

 Today in History: July 4
On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence.
By the 1870s, the Fourth of July was the most important secular holiday on the calendar.
The Fourth of July was observed at Caldwell Cross Roads.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/jul04.html   (886 words)

 July 4, 2004
July 4, 2004 - one has to pause and wonder about the American Dream - Can all of reality be just that - a Dream.
On July 4, 2004 - Independence Day - we honor the birth of the American Program - the men who fight in battle - war after war - endless deaths with little justification - demoralizing of the human soul - most often for economic reasons - and wonder what democracy is all about!
July 4, 2004 - here in New York City - and across the country - there will be parades - fireworks and other celebrations to honor those who created a new nation built on a blueprint of freedom.
www.crystalinks.com /july404.html   (4417 words)

 USATODAY.com - Durable goods orders tumble 4.9% in July   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for costly manufactured goods fell in July by the largest amount in 18 months, underscoring the erratic pace of recovery from the 2001 recession in the manufacturing sector.
The decline in July was steeper than analysts were predicting.
Before the release of the report, economists were forecasting a drop in durable-goods orders of about 1.2%.
www.usatoday.com /money/economy/production/2005-08-24-durable_x.htm   (462 words)

 What July 4 really means
More than 150 years ago, the Black abolitionist Frederick Douglass gave voice to what the Fourth of July holiday means to the have-nots.
I answer: a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim.
On the Fourth of July, we stand with Douglass--not Washington’s warmongers.
www.socialistworker.org /2003-2/459/459_03_July4.shtml   (473 words)

 BREITBART.COM - Oil Prices Rise Ahead of July 4 Holiday
Crude oil futures rose Friday on strong U.S. gasoline demand ahead of the Independence Day holiday in the U.S. Brokers said energy futures were also being supported by hints from the Federal Reserve on Thursday that it could be done raising interest rates.
Worries about a supply crunch ahead of the July Fourth holiday grew after the U.S. government released a report Wednesday showing gasoline stocks shrank last week for the first time in more than two months.
About 40.7 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the July Fourth holiday, up 1.2 percent from 40.2 million last year, according to projections by the AAA, the largest motor club in the United States.
www.breitbart.com /news/2006/06/30/D8IIK4HO1.html   (492 words)

 July 4 weekend events around Northern Nevada
July 2-3 at the Village at Squaw Valley USA, California 89, Olympic Valley, Calif. Featuring games and play pools for the children and music by the Lifters at 7 p.m.
July 4 on Main Street and in the Out-of-Town Park, U.S. 40, Fernley.
July 4 with music and vendors followed by a fireworks display at 9:45 p.m.
www.rgj.com /news/stories/html/2005/07/01/103102.php   (849 words)

 NASA Deep Impact Probe on Target for July 4 Comet Smash
Summary Planning spectacular fireworks this Fourth of July, space scientists intend to slam a probe into comet Tempel 1, causing an explosion that may be visible on Earth.
The most spectacular fireworks this Fourth of July promise to be out of this world—83 million miles (133 million kilometers) out of this world, to be precise.
During the early morning hours of July 3, a flyby spacecraft will deploy a 39-inch-wide (1-meter-wide), copper-fortified probe into the path of Tempel 1.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2005/06/0622_050622_deep_impact.html   (661 words)

 The real meaning of July 4: Power belongs to the people | csmonitor.com
July 4 serves as a frank invitation to consider the conditions and ideas that launched the promise of America.
The extraordinary influence of American citizens is guaranteed in the very Constitution that breathed life into this nascent republic when it was struggling to find its feet.
However, every time government acts to increase the distance between real power and the people our government is commissioned to serve, we move a little further away from the meaning of July 4.
www.csmonitor.com /2005/0701/p09s01-coop.html   (768 words)

 Peace Corps Online | July 4, 2005: Headlines: COS - Ecuador: Theatre: Musicals: San Fransisco Chronicle: Mime Troupe ...
July 4, 2005: Headlines: COS - Ecuador: Theatre: Musicals: San Fransisco Chronicle: Mime Troupe tackles history, politics and the World Bank with Musical Memoir of RPCV John Perkins
July 14: Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, 7 p.
July 22: Mateel Community Center, 59 Rusk Lane, Redway, 8 p.m.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/467/2033453.html   (2215 words)

 About - "Independence Day" - TruthBearer.Org -- Bringing Christian Polygamy to the Churches!
Independence Day, July 4, 1994, may certainly be viewed as a defining date in the history of the modern advance of "Christian Polygamy".
Seven years ago today, on July 4, 1994, the first issue of The Standard Bearer newspaper was published and brought to 1000s of readers, including the very first
"July 4" is also an historic date in our history of this "modern phenomenon" we now know as "Christian Polygamy".
www.truthbearer.org /about/independence-day   (1402 words)

 July 4, 1999 - July 10, 1999
We recounted stories of past Fourth of July's, or of other amusing or disasterous encounters with fireworks.
And we all kept the same silent hope inside, wondering aloud at the marvel of a clear night in San Francisco in July, keeping to ourselves the wonder of being able to hold on to our loved ones for one more celebration, one more good time.
I slept with Don on the hospital bed, which was cranked up at the head and bent at the knees so he could keep his head elevated.
www.vivekan.org /vol02-1999/no07-july/weeks/jul04-jul10-1999.html   (1573 words)

 USATODAY.com - 'Freedom Tower' groundbreaking set for July 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NEW YORK (AP) — Developers of the Freedom Tower will break ground on the 1,776-foot skyscraper at the World Trade Center site on July 4, Gov. George Pataki said Wednesday.
"On July 4, as we commemorate the founding of our nation, we lay the foundation for our resurgence," Pataki said.
The July 4 date is well ahead of Pataki's stated goal of breaking ground by late summer.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2004-05-05-nyc-tower_x.htm?POE=NEWISVA   (411 words)

 Demented Datebook July 4
- Human Achievement and Science events on July 4th In 2000, His fashion sense isn't as elegant as Gucci's, but Roman Kunikov says his gasoline-powered boots are a step forward in footwear - as much as 13 feet per stride.
- Music-R and B / Dance events on July 4th In 1990, The rap group 2 Live Crew releases the single "Banned in the U.S.A." with the blessing of "Born in the U.S.A." creator Bruce Springsteen.
The song, which racks up 2 million advance orders, is in part a response to anti-obscenity groups that have targeted the rappers.
www.talkaboutthemusic.com /group/rec.music.dementia/messages/57229.html   (2224 words)

 The Avalon Project : Ordinance of the Convention of Texas, July 4, 1845
The Avalon Project : Ordinance of the Convention of Texas, July 4, 1845
Ordinance of the Convention of Texas, July 4, 1845
I certify the foregoing is a correct copy of the Ordinance as adopted and signed by the Members of the Convention on Yesterday, July 4th 1845.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/texan03.htm   (240 words)

 July 4= $ - Grasscity.com Forums
oh I thought you meant July 4th = $ as in everyone's buying around this time of the summer haha.
The good thing is, is that since they are highly illegal here, everyone wants them, and will pay tons for them.
Like a pack of 144 small bottle rockets cost me $4 at max, and im selling them to people for $10, and they are like, "wow, thats cheap!".
forum.grasscity.com /showthread.php?p=1073225#post1073225   (691 words)

 TaxProf Blog: July 4, 2005 - July 10, 2005
Steve Bank: On July 9, 1942, during a period dominated by rising wages and wartime scarcity, Treasury circulated a proposal for a consumption tax.
So far what is quite apparent is that much work needs to be done to achieve clarity, let alone universality, on the complex issues of social security contributions and benefits and their interaction with income taxes.
With American households putting away only 0.9% of their income in savings and with politicians apparently helpless to eliminate the federal budget deficit, the U.S. seemed to be setting itself up for years of rising interest rates, subpar investment, and sluggish economic growth.
taxprof.typepad.com /taxprof_blog/2005/week27   (10347 words)

 APOD: July 4, 1997 - A Landing On Mars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
APOD: July 4, 1997 - A Landing On Mars
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Dubbed "Mission Success" the mosaic above is a laboratory simulation of the planned first image sequence to be downlinked from the surface of Mars.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap970704.html   (109 words)

 celebrate July 4:: patriotic, barbecue, picnic, fireworks
Celebrate July 4th in this great land of ours, the United States of America
July 4th, 1776 —; Is the day we celebrate our own Independence day.
you can have a safe and sound 4th of July.
www.july-4.com   (192 words)

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