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History of Presidents’ Day

History of Presidents’ Day

Every year, on the third Monday of February, the country celebrates Presidents’ Day. While most schools get the day off and you might even get a day off from work, many of us don’t know what the day means, so here is a brief history of Presidents’ Day. The holiday originated in 1800 as a day of remembrance for George Washington, who had died the previous year. It was set on February 22nd, his birthday. It was celebrated unofficially until…

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