Battle of San Jacinto (Nicaragua)

Battle of San Jacinto is a public holiday in Nicaragua, and it is observed on September 14 each year. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto in 1856.

Nicaragua is the largest country in the Central American isthmus. Christopher Columbus arrived in Nicaragua in 1502 on his fourth voyage. In 1524, the Spaniards established the first permanent settlements. Nicaragua gained its independence from Spain in 1821.

The Battle of San Jacinto was fought between the 160 Nicaraguan soldiers and 300 Nicaraguan filibusters on September 14, 1856. Filibusters are the United States citizens engaged in an unauthorized military expedition in Nicaragua. The battle lasted four hours in the morning, and the Nicaraguan soldiers defeated the filibusters. During the battle, 27 filibusters and 28 Nicaraguan soldiers were killed.

The following is the list of Battle of San Jacinto in Nicaragua from 2022 to 2026.

HolidayDateWeekday
Battle of San JacintoSep 14, 2022Wednesday
Battle of San JacintoSep 14, 2023Thursday
Battle of San JacintoSep 14, 2024Saturday
Battle of San JacintoSep 14, 2025Sunday
Battle of San JacintoSep 14, 2026Monday

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