American Independence, expatriates in London mark this occasion, fireworks attending celebrations.
At Home England was celebrating a mile stone of its own
1954 saw the end of food rationing in Britain which had gone on for 14 years, definate cause of a celebration.
1995 John Major wins leadership to remain head of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister which he took over in 1990.
Here is a film link of How the Americans World Famous Theme park of Walt Disney in Epcot Orlando Florida crack on with their 4th of July firework show, which contains a musical lit up water fountain and firework medley of visuals.