Alaska Day


Definition of Alaska Day

: October 18, the anniversary of the formal transfer of the territory of Alaska in 1867 by Russia to the U.S., celebrated as a legal holiday in Alaska

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First Known Use of Alaska Day

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Alaska Day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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