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When is Robert E. Lee's Birthday in 2024?

Robert E. Lee's Birthday in 2024 is on the Monday, 15th of Jan (1/15/2024).

Robert E. Lee's Birthday is on the 15th day of 2024. There are 351 days left in the year.

Robert E. Lee's Birthday Facts

  • Date: Jan 15, 2024
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  • Celebrations: Celebrations; attend marches and parade
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Robert E Lee's birthday is observed to commemorate the life and work of the Confederate commander. The day is observed by various southern states, though on different dates.

Who was Robert E Lee?

Born in 1807 in Westmoreland county, Lee was a career soldier who rose to become the Confederate States Army's commander during the infamous American civil war. Robert Lee is remembered for his military success, a believer in states' rights, a skilled army engineer, a hero of the Mexican American War, among many other achievements.

When is Robert E Lee's birthday?

Robert E Lee's birthday is an annual holiday in Mississippi observed on the third Monday of January. It is on this day that Martin Luther King's Birthday is also celebrated. The shared celebration has, however, attracted a lot of controversies, with many arguing that it is unacceptable since the two men are at extreme opposites as far as black people in America are concerned.

Is Robert E Lee's birthday a public holiday?

The day is a state holiday in Mississippi. The general population is entitled to a paid holiday on this day.

What is open or closed on Robert E Lee's birthday?

Robert E Lee's birthday is a day off to the general population. Government offices, organizations, schools and most businesses remain closed. The public transport services also tend to run on the holiday timetable, but there is likely to be heavy traffic around towns where most festival activities are conducted.

Things to do on Robert E Lee's birthday

Robert E Lee's birthday is marked with various activities geared towards celebrating the confederate army icon.

You could attend the Robert E Lee's birthday marches and parade. Considering that the holiday is shared with Martin Luther Kings Day, you can expect plenty of marches to celebrate the two icons. Other popular activities that accompany the parades include the wreath-laying ceremonies, special speeches, and musket salutes.

You may also read your favorite newspaper and magazines. Most publications often run editorial notes detailing the great achievements of Robert E Lee's work and life achievements.

Robert E. Lee's Birthday Observances


List of State Holidays of Mississippi in 2024

MondayMonJan 01, 2024Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 15, 2024Jan 15Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
MondayMonJan 15, 2024Jan 15Robert E. Lee's Birthday
MondayMonFeb 19, 2024Feb 19Washington's Birthday
MondayMonApr 29, 2024Apr 29Confederate Memorial Day
MondayMonMay 27, 2024May 27Memorial Day
ThursdayThuJul 04, 2024Jul 04Independence Day
MondayMonSep 02, 2024Sep 02Labor Day
MondayMonNov 11, 2024Nov 11Veteran's Day
ThursdayThuNov 28, 2024Nov 28Thanksgiving Day
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2024Dec 25Christmas Day

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2024

FridayFriJan 12, 2024Jan 12National Pharmacists Day
FridayFriJan 19, 2024Jan 19National Popcorn Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02Groundhog Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02National Wear Red Day
WednesdayWedFeb 07, 2024Feb 07National Signing Day
FridayFriFeb 09, 2024Feb 09National Pizza Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13Galentine's Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13National Pancake Day
WednesdayWedFeb 14, 2024Feb 14Valentine's Day
ThursdayThuFeb 15, 2024Feb 15National Bagel Day
SundaySunFeb 18, 2024Feb 18National Drink Wine Day
ThursdayThuFeb 22, 2024Feb 22National Margarita Day
ThursdayThuFeb 29, 2024Feb 29Leap Day
FridayFriMar 01, 2024Mar 01National Employee Appreciation Day
ThursdayThuMar 07, 2024Mar 07National Cereal Day
SundaySunMar 10, 2024Mar 10Daylight savings
MondayMonMar 11, 2024Mar 11National Napping Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Walkout Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Pi Day
WednesdayWedMar 20, 2024Mar 20National Proposal Day
SaturdaySatMar 23, 2024Mar 23National Puppy Day
SaturdaySatMar 30, 2024Mar 30National Doctor Day
WednesdayWedApr 03, 2024Apr 03National Walking Day
ThursdayThuApr 04, 2024Apr 04National Burrito Day
SundaySunApr 07, 2024Apr 07National Beer Day
ThursdayThuApr 11, 2024Apr 11National Pet Day
FridayFriApr 12, 2024Apr 12National Grilled Cheese Day
ThursdayThuMay 02, 2024May 02National Day Of Prayer
SundaySunMay 12, 2024May 12Mother's Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Towel Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Wine Day
FridayFriJun 07, 2024Jun 07National Donut Day
SaturdaySatJun 08, 2024Jun 08National Best Friends Day
SundaySunJun 16, 2024Jun 16Father's Day
FridayFriJun 21, 2024Jun 21National Selfie Day
SaturdaySatJun 22, 2024Jun 22National Kissing Day
SaturdaySatJul 13, 2024Jul 13National French Fry Day
SundaySunJul 14, 2024Jul 14National Nude Day
WednesdayWedJul 17, 2024Jul 17National Hot Dog Day
SundaySunJul 21, 2024Jul 21National Ice Cream Day
TuesdayTueJul 23, 2024Jul 23Amazon Prime Day
WednesdayWedJul 24, 2024Jul 24National Tequila Day
MondayMonJul 29, 2024Jul 29National Chicken Wing Day
ThursdayThuAug 01, 2024Aug 01National Girlfriends Day
SundaySunAug 04, 2024Aug 04National Sister Day
WednesdayWedSep 18, 2024Sep 18National Cheeseburger Day
ThursdayThuOct 03, 2024Oct 03National Boyfriends Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Vodka Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Taco Day
WednesdayWedOct 09, 2024Oct 09Leif Erikson Day
SaturdaySatOct 19, 2024Oct 19Sweetest Day
TuesdayTueOct 29, 2024Oct 29National Cat Day
ThursdayThuOct 31, 2024Oct 31Halloween
SundaySunNov 03, 2024Nov 03National Sandwich Day
FridayFriNov 29, 2024Nov 29Black Friday
MondayMonDec 02, 2024Dec 02Cyber Monday
SaturdaySatDec 07, 2024Dec 07Candle Day
MondayMonDec 09, 2024Dec 09National Pastry Day
FridayFriDec 20, 2024Dec 20National Ugly Sweater day