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Robert E. Lee Day

 

Robert E. Lee Day

Robert E. Lee Day
Observed by Southern United States
Type Cultural, Southern
Significance Southern Heritage
Date January 19
Next time 19 January 2016 (2016-01-19)
Frequency annual
Related to Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Robert E. Lee Day is a holiday marking the birthdate of Mississippi.[2] Due to its time of year, it is sometimes associated with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.[3][4]

In Florida, it is celebrated on January 19. In Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Georgia, it is celebrated on or around January 19.

References

  1. ^ Berkow, Ira (November 10, 1990). "Sports of the Times: Dr. King and the Super Bowl". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-22. 
  2. ^ Timeanddate.com
  3. ^ "Robert E. Lee also honored on King Day".  
  4. ^ "Robert E. Lee Day". Son of The South. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
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