A United States federal holiday observed on the Third Monday in February. The original version of the holiday was in commemoration of George Washington's birthday in 1796 (the last full year of his presidency).
The two future presidents who signed, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, both died on the 50th anniversary of signing the Declaration in 1826.
The 'S' in Harry S. Truman does not stand for anything
James Madison and George Washington are the only presidents who signed the Constitution
John F. Kennedy was the first president who was a Boy Scout
Martin Van Buren was the first president to be born as a citizen of the United States. The presidents before him were born as British subjects
James K. Polk was the first president to have his photograph taken while in office
William Henry Harrison died just 32 days after becoming president. He died from a cold he got while standing in the rain giving his inauguration speech
Even though George Washington's birthday was February 22nd, the day is officially celebrated on the third Monday in February
Abraham Lincoln's birthday falls close to George Washington's, but Lincoln's is not a federal holiday. Some states still celebrate his birthday along with George Washington's
Even though Presidents' Day is a federal holiday, each state is free to call it what they choose and how to celebrate
Washington's Birthday can never occur on the public holiday. Under the Gregorian calendar Washington's Birthday was 22 February, but the holiday is observed on the third Monday in February, which cannot occur any later than February 21.
Four presidents were born during February - Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan, George Washington, and William Harrison.
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