Geraldo Rivera (journalist) was born on this day in 1943. Steve McNair (football player) died on this day in 2009.
Celebrate Independence Day!
Independence Day 2019: The Fourth of July
What is Independence Day (U.S.)? Why do we celebrate this all-important American holiday? Learn the meaning behind the 4th of July, a brief history, and some fun facts. Also, refresh your memory with a reading from The Declaration of Independence.
Fourth of July Planets: A Parade of Worlds
On Independence Day, the same scene will be repeated around the country. Crowds will gather as twilight deepens, awaiting darkness and the start of the fireworks. It’s the annual occasion when the maximum number of people are gazing idly up at the sky. This year it brings a special opportunity.
Fourth Of July Recipes
Celebrate the Fourth of July with tasty, patriotic dishes. Here are 10 classic 4th of July recipes—including our best fried chicken, BBQ ribs, burgers, drinks, and festive desserts!