Us Independence Day Year
The day of the week that the holiday falls on changes each year. If july 4 is a sunday it is observed on monday july 5.
Independence day is a federal holiday in the united states every 4 july.
Us independence day year. Independence day observed by state employees rhode island. In the united states independence day commonly known as the fourth of july or the fourth is a holiday commemorating the adoption of the declaration of independence on july 4 1776 declaring independence from the kingdom of great britain. The story of the fourth of july the declaration of independence.
Many private sector employees will also receive paid time off or special holiday pay on. We think of july 4 1776 as a day that represents the declaration of independence and the birth of the united states of america as an independent nation. For more than 50 years now theyve held a naturalisation ceremony on independence day admitting people from all over the world to become citizens of the united states.
It celebrates the date when the original 13 colonies declared independence from great britain in 1776. When is independence day 2019. Consult the above table for exact dates.
If july 4 is a saturday it is observed on friday july 3. Independence day is annually celebrated on july 4 and is often known as the fourth of july. We celebrate american independence day on the fourth of july every year.
Independence day observed by state agencies optional mississippi. The continental congress declared that the thirteen american colonies were no longer subject and subordinate to the monarch of britain and were now united free and independent states. It is popularly known as fourth of july.
All non essential federal government offices are closed on independence day and all federal employees are paid even if they receive the day off. Independence day is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the united states government. The fourth of july is a federal holiday in the united states commemorating the declaration of independence of the united states on july 4 1776.
A tibetan immigrant and family are naturalised at the independence day naturalisation ceremony on july 4 2005 at thomas jeffersons home monticello virginia. It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from great britain in 1776. Independence day in the united states.
Independence day 2019 is a federal holiday and falls on the fourth of july. Patriotic displays and family events are organized throughout the united states.