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This date in history 7-4-2021

This date in history for July 4.

1776: Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence.

1826 Former U.S. presidents die.

1863: Confederates surrender at Vicksburg.

1884: France gives Statue of Liberty to United States.

1911: Heat wave kills hundreds in northeast.

1954: Sensationalized murder trial inspires “The Fugitive.

1997: Pathfinder lands on Mars.

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