July 4 is Independence Day in the United States, the day in 1776 when our “Dear George” letter was published and sent to the King of England. The American Revolutionary War soon ensued. We finally won our independence on September 3, 1783.
July 4, 2019 at 11:10 p.m. Greenwich Time, the Earth is at aphelion or its furthest from the sun at 94,513,221 miles, as opposed to perihelion on January 3, when it was only 91,403,554 miles.
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