Indiana Day - November 16
Thu, Nov 16, 2023

Indiana Day

Indiana Day is celebrated on November 16 in the United States to honor the spirit of the people living in Indiana, the 38th largest entity and the 17th largest in terms of population. The holiday was founded by the Indiana General Assembly in 1925 and is still celebrated with pleasure today.


Indiana Day was founded by the Indiana General Assembly in 1925 and locals celebrate it with pleasure to this day. Initially, settlers came to these lands and fought with local Indians until 1811, when the battle was won and the state entered the Union on December 11, 1816. Today Indiana is a developed cultural center, with a range of amenities and a high-quality infrastructure consisting of highways, railways, and seaports.

Interesting facts

In Indiana:

  • They installed street lighting in 1880, in the town of Wabash.
  • The GDP is roughly equal to that of Egypt.
  • The Indianapolis Children’s Museum is the largest on the planet, visited by 1 million people every year.
  • The town of Liberty has a population of only 2061 people.
  • More than 100 species of trees grow in the state.
  • 12 stagecoach routes passed along the National Road.
  • The first newspaper was published in 1804.
  • Has a mild climate, perfect for a comfortable stay.
  • Has the town of Santa Claus.
  • Famous racing events take place.

How to take part

If you want to take part in Indiana Day, there are lots of ways to do it. Learn more about the state from history – there is a lot of interesting things to discover. Alternatively, if you’re able to visit the state, find out what events are taking place on the date and take part in them. Take pictures and post them on social networks to let everyone know that today is an important date in the state!

When is Indiana Day celebrated in 2023?

Indiana Day is observed on November 16 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday November 16 2023
Saturday November 16 2024
Sunday November 16 2025
Monday November 16 2026

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