Robert E. Lee The day is observed in many states in the United States. It is a public holiday in those states. And it is the Confederate Leader of Civil War Robert Edward Lee’s birthday. His birthday is not an official holiday around the country but it is a public holiday in 4 states.
These four states are Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Arkansas. In these states all the schools, businesses are closed and it’s an off day for the public. Robert E. Lee is the noblest man ever lived in America. His motto is known as “Duty, Honor, Country”.
When is Robert E. Lee Day in 2020?
In some states of the united states, it is a public holiday. And all of the schools, government offices, schools, and businesses are closed. It is not an official holiday. The day usually held on the 3rd Monday of January. In 2020, the day will be held on 19 January.
Robert E. Lee Biography
Robert E. Lee was born on the 19th of January 1807 in Stratford, Virginia, United States. At the age of 18, Lee joined the West Point and studied well. He was a leader of the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He didn’t like the idea of the Civil War.
Celebration of Robert E. Lee Day
On this day, general people have an off day and they enjoy the time with family. Also, they remember Robert E. Lee. Some people go to the Civil War monument. People honor him with marches, parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, etc.
Robert E. Lee Day Quotes
- “Never do a wrong thing to make a friend–or to keep one.”―
- “I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.”―
- “It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.”―
- The education of a man is never completed until he dies.”―
- “I can only say that I am nothing but a poor sinner, trusting in Christ alone for salvation.”―
- “It is easier to make our wishes conform to our means than to make our means conform to our wishes.”―
- A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.”―