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Happy Presidents’ Day

Updated: Feb 19, 2021

In honor of Presidents’ Day today, I decided to go back to the beginning; the origin of the holiday being in the 1880s to honor the birthday of our first President, George Washington, who was born the 22nd of February 1732.[1]


[1] “Presidents’ Day, United States Holiday,” The Editors of Encylopaedia Britannica, Britannica.com (https://www.britannica.com/topic/Presidents-Day: accessed 15 February 2021).

[2] “Photo of George Washington, oil painting by Gilbert Stuart, c. 1796; in the White House,” “Presidents’ Day, United States Holiday,” The Editors of Encylopaedia Britannica, Britannica.com (https://www.britannica.com/topic/Presidents-Day: accessed 15 February 2021). No copyright infringement intended.

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