Fourth of july en Independence Daze: A History of July Fourth <p>From: <em>Backstory with the American History Guys</em>: In the early days <span class="nfakPe">of</span> our nation, <span class="nfakPe">July</span> Fourth wasn&rsquo;t an official holiday at all. In fact, it wasn&rsquo;t until 1938 that it became a paid day-off. So how did the Fourth become the holiest day on our secular calendar?</p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 21:33:53 +0000 Ron Curtis 14893 at