It’s a holiday in the USA today. We gained our independence from the Brits at the cost of many lives. Therefore we get to sit at the beach, eat BBQ and light off insane fireworks like the ones in the video above.
“Fireworks were invented in China in the seventh century to scare away evil spirits, as a natural extension of one of the Four Great Inventions of ancient China, gunpowder.” – Wikipedia
For more info: wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution