National Kentucky Day

Category: History
National Kentucky Day in USA in 2021
Image by Alexeys , from Deposit Photos. Royalty free

About National Kentucky Day

How long until National Kentucky Day?
National Kentucky Day .
Dates of National Kentucky Day
2023 USA Thursday, October 19thNational Kentucky Day
2022 USA Wednesday, October 19thNational Kentucky Day
2021 USA Tuesday, October 19thNational Kentucky Day
2020 USA Monday, October 19thNational Kentucky Day
2019 USA Saturday, October 19thNational Kentucky Day
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Kentucky Day

On October 19th, National Kentucky Day recognizes the 15th state to be granted statehood.

Known as the Bluegrass State, Kentucky became the first to enter the union west of the Appalachian Mountains. Home to the Kentucky Derby, Fort Knox and the birthplace of Daniel Boone, Abraham Lincoln and Muhammad Ali, Kentucky is bordered by rivers on three of its four boundaries.

  • Did you know? Post-its were invented in Kentucky by Dr. Spencer Silver, a scientist at 3M. The iconic office supplies are still solely manufactured at 3M’s plant in Cynthiana, Ky.
  • Did you know? There are more bourbon barrels than people in Kentucky. In fact, according to the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, there are nearly two bourbon barrels for every Kentucky resident.

Similar Observances

Read more about World Freedom Day

World Freedom Day

Commemorates the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the end of communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe

Read More
Read more about National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Read More
Read more about Bill of Rights Day

Bill of Rights Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Bill of Rights Day

Read More
Read more about Wright Brothers Day

Wright Brothers Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Wright Brothers Day

Read More
Explore more History holidays

Other Observances on October 19th 2021

Read more about International Gin and Tonic Day

International Gin and Tonic Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Gin and Tonic Day.

Read More
Read more about National Pharmacy Technician Day

National Pharmacy Technician Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pharmacy Technician Day

Read More
Read more about Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity

Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity

Read More
Read more about National LGBT Center Awareness Day

National LGBT Center Awareness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National LGBT Center Awareness Day

Read More
All events on October 19th 2021