1000s / 11th century history on the 4th of July

1054 : SUPERNOVA SN 1054 stellar explosion was seen by the Chinese Song dynasty, Arab, and possibly Amerindian observers near the star Zeta Tauri. For several months it remained bright enough to be seen during the day. Its remnants form the Crab Nebula.

1700s / 18th century history on the 4th of July

1776 : United States DECLARATiON of iNDEPENDENCE was adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Independence Day aka Fourth of July is the national day of the United States, which is associated with fireworks, parades, family reunions, picnics, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, concerts, baseball games, political speeches, and ceremonies.

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