It happened on or near July 4

1. Grant captured Vicksburg on July 4, 1863

2. "Hail to the Chief" first played for president on July 4, 1828

3. U.S. ground troops landed in Korea on July 4, 1950

4. Caesar salad created July 4 weekend in 1924

5. Philippines given independence by United States on July 4, 1946

6. H.D. Thoreau moved to Walden Pond on July 4, 1845


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