Presidents’ Day–George Washington’s Birthday – February 20, 2023

American Minute with Bill Federer

Presidents’ Day is actually Washington’s birthday, recognized by an Act of Congress for government offices in Washington, D.C., in 1879, and for all federal offices in 1885.

In 1971, the Uniform Monday Holiday Act to create more three-day weekends moved the observance of Washington’s birthday to the third Monday in February.

As Abraham Lincoln was also born in February, so many States include him in the observance, and still, other States include all the Presidents…


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