Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July or July 4th, has held the esteemed status of a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. However, the tradition of celebrating this historical day traces its roots back to the 18th century and the revolutionary period of American history. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress made a momentous decision in favor of independence, closely followed by the unanimous adoption of the Declaration of Independence, an unparalleled masterpiece crafted by the esteemed Thomas Jefferson. Since its inception in 1776, July 4th has been cherished as the commemoration of American liberty's birth, marked by joyous festivities encompassing captivating fireworks, vibrant parades, soul-stirring concerts, and the accompanying conviviality of leisurely family gatherings and delectable barbecues. This year, mark your calendars for the upcoming Fourth of July, which falls on Tuesday, July 4, 2023.