Jackson Day


Jack·​son Day ˈjak-sən- How to pronounce Jackson Day (audio)
: January 8 celebrated as a legal holiday in Louisiana to commemorate the successful defense of New Orleans in 1815

Word History


Andrew Jackson; from his defense of New Orleans

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jackson Day was in 1885

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“Jackson Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jackson%20Day. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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