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When is Jefferson Davis' Birthday in 2024?

Jefferson Davis' Birthday in 2024 is on the Monday, 3rd of Jun (6/03/2024).

Jefferson Davis' Birthday is on the 155th day of 2024. There are 211 days left in the year.

Jefferson Davis' Birthday Facts

  • Date: Jun 03, 2024
  • Regional
  • Also Called: Jefferson Davis' Day
  • Celebrations: Celebrations; visit the concrete obelisk at Jefferson state historic site
Jefferson Davis' Birthday iImage Credit: Wikipedia

Also known as Jefferson Davis' Day, the holiday commemorates the birthday of Jefferson Davis. He was the first and only president of the Confederate States of the United States during the infamous American civil war. The holiday is observed by various states but sometimes on different dates.

Who was Jefferson Davis?

Davis was born in 1808 in Kentucky. He joined the army and was later elected into the house of representatives in 1845. He resigned from his position in favor of serving in the Mexican American War as a colonel. He then returned to politics and became a senator of Mississippi. At this time, he was made the president of the confederacy, a position that led to his arrest and imprisonment of two years. Several states celebrate Davis' birthday as a way to honor his leadership and political roles.

When is Jefferson Davis' Birthday?

Jefferson Davis' Birthday is observed on different dates by various states. In Mississipi, the day is included in the Memorial Day celebration on the last Monday of May. In Texas, the day is part of Confederate Heroes Day on January 19th. While in Alabama, Jefferson Davis' birthday is on the first Monday in June.

Is Jefferson Davis' Birthday a public holiday?

Jefferson Davis' Birthday is a state holiday in Alabama. In Mississipi and Texas, the holiday becomes a state holiday since it is observed as part of Memorial Day and Confederate Heroes Day, respectively.

What is open or closed on Jefferson Davis' Birthday?

Government offices, schools, most organizations, and businesses remain closed on Jefferson Davis' Birthday in Alabama. The public transit services may also change their timetables to reflect the holiday schedules.

Things to do on Jefferson Davis' Birthday?

Jefferson Davis' Birthday has gained controversy in recent years, with some people demanding its scrapping. However, some states still maintain the day's celebration with a variety of activities.

Parades may be held in Alabama, where the holiday is a state holiday. The celebrations are crowned with the hoisting of the confederate flag. There could also be dances and music as people celebrate the icon that Jefferson Davis' was.

On this day, you may decide to visit the concrete obelisk at Jefferson state historic site in Kentucky. It's not only a good chance for you to learn about history, but the 351-foot building will offer you spectacular views as you admire the city.

Jefferson Davis' Birthday Observances


List of State Holidays of Alabama in 2024

MondayMonJan 01, 2024Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 15, 2024Jan 15Martin Luther King, Jr./Robert E. Lee Birthday
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13Mardi Gras
ThursdayThuFeb 15, 2024Feb 15Mrs. Rosa L. Parks Day (Commemoration Only)
MondayMonFeb 19, 2024Feb 19George Washington/Thomas Jefferson's Birthday
MondayMonApr 22, 2024Apr 22Confederate Memorial Day
MondayMonMay 27, 2024May 27National Memorial Day
MondayMonJun 03, 2024Jun 03Jefferson Davis' Birthday
ThursdayThuJul 04, 2024Jul 04Fourth day of July (observed)
MondayMonSep 02, 2024Sep 02Labor Day
MondayMonOct 14, 2024Oct 14Columbus Day / Fraternal Day / American Indian Heritage Day
MondayMonNov 11, 2024Nov 11Veterans Day
ThursdayThuNov 28, 2024Nov 28Thanksgiving Day
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2024Dec 25Christmas

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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
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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
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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
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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
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