Texas Independence Day


: March 2 observed as the anniversary of the declaration of independence of Texas from Mexico in 1836 and also as the birthday of Sam Houston

Examples of Texas Independence Day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The latest release is called Samuel Maverick Tricentennial Edition Agave Reposado, a limited-edition agave spirit that was released to coincide with Texas Independence Day on March 2. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 11 Mar. 2024 That includes fireworks celebrating Texas Independence Day on Saturday. Nigel Chiwaya, NBC News, 29 Feb. 2024 In observance of Texas Independence Day, the Alamo also opened an exhibit with a sampling of artifacts from the Phil Collins Texana Collection. Scott Huddleston, San Antonio Express-News, 2 Mar. 2022 The Republican made the sweeping move — on Texas Independence Day — even though public health officials say restrictions are still critical to control the pandemic, which has killed more than 42,500 Texans. Dallas News, 3 Mar. 2021 If passed, the bill would designate the Monday following the Super Bowl as a state holiday, such as those already established for Texas Independence Day and Black Friday. Cayla Harris, ExpressNews.com, 13 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Texas Independence Day was circa 1928

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“Texas Independence Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Texas%20Independence%20Day. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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