Independence Day in the United States

On 4th July 1776, the Continental Congress declared the thirteen American colonies independent from British rule, leading to the birth of the United States of America.

Death of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams

Coincidentally, both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, two of the Founding Fathers instrumental in drafting the Declaration of Independence, passed away on 4th July 1826.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Published

In 1865, Lewis Carroll's iconic novel "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" was published.

Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Collision

In 1994, the fragmented Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 collided with Jupiter, marking the first observed collision between two solar system bodies.

NASA's Pathfinder Lands on Mars

On 4th July 1997, NASA's Mars Pathfinder spacecraft successfully landed on the Martian surface.

FIFA World Cup Title for Brazil

In 1970, Brazil clinched its third FIFA World Cup title on 4th July, defeating Italy in an exhilarating final match.

Rwanda's Liberation Day

4th July is celebrated as Rwanda's Liberation Day, marking the end of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

Rwanda's Liberation Day

4th July is celebrated as Rwanda's Liberation Day, marking the end of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.