Jackson Day

noun
Jack·son Day | \ˈjak-sən- \

Definition of Jackson Day 

: January 8 celebrated as a legal holiday in Louisiana to commemorate the successful defense of New Orleans in 1815

First Known Use of Jackson Day

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Jackson Day

Andrew Jackson; from his defense of New Orleans

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The first known use of Jackson Day was in 1885

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