Happy 4th of July!
Did you know that Independence Day has been a federal holiday for just 76 years? It became official in 1941, but has been celebrated by Americans since 1776. According to history.com "On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson."
Enjoy your day, your BBQs, fireworks and family/friend time!