Template:Selected anniversaries/July 4
July 4 - Fourth of July
2003: Fourth of July barbeque. Crimson Dawn: Betsy has a follow-up appointment with Essex and he outlines his plan to restore her sight. She also finds out more about his personal history than she perhaps wanted.
2004: Fourth of July fireworks at the Madrox farm. Moira takes a group to see the fireworks in New York.
2005: Nathan has a precog dream about too many keys and not enough locks. The next day, he returns to the mansion and has a pointed talk with Madelyn. Madelyn becomes the main school doctor, for various reasons, and Carlie goes home. Terry organises a watergun battle in the rain.
2006: Kick It Up: Shiro goes to the city and discovers how sick his friend Yoshi is; he obtains some Kick. Forge and Scott do a drag-race, which Scott easily wins. The Rictor Effect: Nathan arrives in Mexico to find that Julio's been kidnapped, and he calls for backup; Terry and Kevin hang out at the 4th of July BBQ and notice all the X-Men being called out; Haller and Scott discuss the former's trepidation about wearing the uniform for the first time and Scott and Jean later have a moment on the beach in San Diego while the others are playing cards in the Blackbird on a break from searching for Julio.
2007: Fourth of July BBQ.
2008: Pete wishes everyone a happy Independence Day in his own special way. Bhagavad Gita: Tommy, Paige and Adrienne work together to find, decontaminate and 'read' pieces of the bomber's clothing to uncover what happened; the US Ambassador to the UN, William Bastion, is fired after an unauthorised speech concerning mutant terrorism. Amanda posts regarding a weakness in the walls between dimensions caused by the Shadow King incident.
2009: Forge emails Fred about using discretion when buying alcohol and cigarettes under-age. Lil and Jean-Paul catch up and he thanks her for reading to him, something she denies doing. Fourth of July BBQ and pool party; Johnny catches up with Dori, who has been spending a lot of time outside.
2010: Jan asks about people's plans for the Fourth. Grounded by fireworks, Jean-Paul texts Vanessa about her plans for the night. Megan asks Kurt about tracking down her sister and trying for a reconciliation.
2011: Remy makes a post to Snow Valley thanking them for rescuing him, then updating them on his period of captivity and interrogation. Callie texts Amara after hearing about what happened at the mansion. Yvette stops by to see Sarah V. after what happened and they have a talk about that and other things. Jubilee posts about her nightmares and having problems sleeping.
2012: At the 4th of July baseball game, Garrison tries to nurse Adrienne through some pitching troubles in the bottom of the second inning. Maddie finally has a proper introduction with Amanda. Wade makes a journal entry wishing everyone a Happy Fourth; Lorna thanks everyone that helped and everyone for showing up; Matt posts about how he hit the baseball and scored and wishes everyone a Happy Independence Day; Kurt delivers Cammie some barbeque at her apartment.
2013: Kyle suggests celebrating the 4th of July by filling Jubilee up with sugar and letting her perform. Frank visits Topaz in the Box, angry about her taking his emotions, and the talk isn’t as effective as hoped. Maddie makes her own 4th of July post, with art.
2014: Jubilee announces her plans for the 4th of July BBQ. Clint talks to Scott about becoming an X-Man trainee; Scott announces Clint’s traineeship on x_team and the naming thread begins. Jean posts this video explaining the immune system]. Wade texts Cecilia about a dildo hanging from someone’s rear-view mirror that he saw on an ice-cream run.
2015: Wade commiserates with Gabriel over his inability to get to sleep because of work. Wade wishes the mansion happy Independence Day. Cecilia and Wade spend the afternoon hanging out trying to decide what to do. Tabitha comments on how much she enjoyed 4th of July at the mansion. Jean also posts saying how good the burgers were. Matt texts Clint telling him that he had slept with his best friend again but was feeling bad about lying to him about being a mutant.
2016: Natasha]] emails Clint about Shark Week. Jubilee invites everyone to come watch a firework and lightshow by herself and Alison.
2017: Topaz is grumpy about Independence Day. Laurie is grumpy about Independence Day in the ER.
2018: X-Men Mission: Type X Negative: Angel asks the teams if they want to do a stakeout with her; shortly afterwards, there’s media reports regarding multiple attacks on hospitals; Clarice lets the teams know that Sooraya had a run-in with Toad and is suffering from moderate asphyxiation.
2019: Fear in the Dark: A break finally arrives as Daniel Drumm turns up unexpectedly, complete with a large book and some answers to the questions about the hammers that have been plaguing the mansion.