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.
1826: Songwriter Stephen Foster, who wrote "Oh! Susanna", "Camptown Races" and "My Old Kentucky Home" among other songs, is born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania.
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