Independence Day of the United States of America | The Daily Star
  • AMBASSADOR’S MESSAGE

    Thomas Jefferson said he enjoyed celebrating America’s birthday more than his own. The older I get the more I share that sentiment.

  • INDEPENDENCE DAY

    The founders of the United States knew that independence was something to celebrate. And although U.S. Independence Day celebrations have evolved over time, July 4th festivities remain an important part of American life.

  • FOURTH OF JULY AND MAIN STREETS

    The Fourth of July is, first and foremost, a birthday party. Americans mark the day in 1776 when 13 English colonies adopted a Declaration of Independence and the United States of America was born.

  • AMBASSADOR'S MESSAGE

    America's Independence Day is not just the anniversary of the birth of our nation, it is a reminder of the enduring truth that a people can design their own future

  • 3, 2, 1: Bangladesh is Taking Off

    Bangladesh has achieved many milestones since its independence in 1971. The latest is its entrance to the space age. A Bangladeshi communications satellite was launched into orbit on May 11 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Bangabandhu-1 is named after Bangladesh's founding father, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

    THE United States of America celebrates its Independence Day on July 4, the day in 1776 when the Continental Congress of the 13 American colonies approved the Declaration of Independence and sent copies throughout the new nation.

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