The United States declares its independence, an "Iron Horse" retires, the Beach Boys hit No. 1 for the first time, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.
1884: The completed Statue of Liberty is formally presented to United States Ambassador to France Levi P. Morton at a ceremony in Paris, France. The statue was later shipped in pieces to America for reassembly in New York City.
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