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The United States Gained Independence from Great Britain On September 3, 1783, not July 4, 1776

On July 4 every year, the United States of America celebrate “Independence Day” to remember its hard-won freedom from the British Empire. Several Hollywood blockbuster movies such as “Born on the 4th of July” and “Independence Day” mirror the theme of the American Independence from Britain. But did you know that the actual date that the United States gained independence from Great Britain was September 3, 1783 and not July 4, 1776? That’s correct. So why July 4? I’ll explain.