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When is LBJ's Birthday in 2024?

LBJ's Birthday in 2024 is on the Tuesday, 27th of Aug (8/27/2024).

LBJ's Birthday is on the 240th day of 2024. There are 126 days left in the year.

LBJ's Birthday Facts

  • Date: Aug 27, 2024
  • Regional
  • Also Called: Lyndon Baines Johnson Day
  • Celebrations: Celebrations; laying of the wreath ceremony at Lyndon Johnson's gravesite, family-friendly activities organized
LBJ's Birthday iImage Credit: Wikipedia

Lyndon Baines Johnson Day, popularly known as LBJ Day, commemorates the life and great work of Lyndon Baines Johnson. He served as the 13th United States President between 1963 and 1969.

Who was Lyndon Baines Johnson?

Lyndon was born in a farmhouse in Texas back in the year 1908. Johnson worked as a high school teacher before getting involved in politics later in his life. In 1937, he was won the elections and found his way into the House of Representatives before becoming the Vice President to Lyndon B. Johnson in 1960. When John F. Kennedy was assassinated, Lyndon Baines Johnson was sworn in as the United States's 36th president. His swearing was valid, considering that he won the presidential elections in 1964 with 61% of the votes and recorded the highest popular margin in American history. Lyndon Baines Johnson died on January 22nd, 1973, from a heart attack.

When is LBJ's birthday?

LBJ's birthday is observed on August 27th every year. The holiday is celebrated on the exact day it falls in, and it's not moved when it occurs on the weekend.

Is LBJ's birthday a public holiday?

LBJ's birthday is a state holiday in Texas. The holiday is only exclusive to Texas and not any other state.

What is open or closed on LBJ's birthday?

Being a public holiday in Texas, LBJ's birthday is a day off to the general population. Government offices, schools, and most businesses remain closed on this day. The public transit services are also affected and mostly tend to operate on the holiday timetable. However, it is likely that transport in major towns like Austin, Dallas, and Houston remains unchanged.

Things to do on LBJ's birthday

LBJ's birthday is marked by the laying of the wreath ceremony at Lyndon Johnson's gravesite. Various prominent people grace the service, and the public is allowed to witness and view the ceremony taking place.

Across Texas, there are other family-friendly activities organized for the public, such as old-time games of jacks, marble, and stick horse races.

You can also invite friends over and follow the wreath-laying ceremony on TV and listen to powerful speeches.

LBJ's Birthday Observances

  • Thu
  • Aug 27, 2020
  • Fri
  • Aug 27, 2021
  • Sat
  • Aug 27, 2022
  • Sun
  • Aug 27, 2023
  • Tue
  • Aug 27, 2024

List of State Holidays of Texas in 2024

MondayMonJan 01, 2024Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 15, 2024Jan 15Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
FridayFriJan 19, 2024Jan 19Confederate Heroes' Day
MondayMonFeb 19, 2024Feb 19President's Day
SaturdaySatMar 02, 2024Mar 02Texas Independence Day
FridayFriMar 29, 2024Mar 29Good Friday
SundaySunMar 31, 2024Mar 31Cesar Chavez Day
SundaySunApr 21, 2024Apr 21San Jacinto Day
MondayMonMay 27, 2024May 27Memorial Day
WednesdayWedJun 19, 2024Jun 19Emancipation Day
ThursdayThuJul 04, 2024Jul 04Independence Day
TuesdayTueAug 27, 2024Aug 27LBJ's Birthday
MondayMonSep 02, 2024Sep 02Labor Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04Rosh Hashanah
SaturdaySatOct 12, 2024Oct 12Yom Kippur
MondayMonNov 11, 2024Nov 11Veteran's Day
ThursdayThuNov 28, 2024Nov 28Thanksgiving Day
FridayFriNov 29, 2024Nov 29Day After Thanksgiving
TuesdayTueDec 24, 2024Dec 24Christmas Eve Day
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2024Dec 25Christmas Day
ThursdayThuDec 26, 2024Dec 26Day After Christmas

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