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  • Maybe you owned government class.

  • Maybe you could name all the U.

  • S.

  • Presidents, but do you know whose honored by Presidents Day?

  • You could have asked Calvin Coolidge, but he might have been silent on the matter.

  • Teddy Roosevelt might have walked softly around the subject despite being a rough rider most Americans believed President's Day is about every president we've had, but that's kind of wrong.

  • At least assed faras its origin goes.

  • President's Day was originally Washington's birthday, just Washington's.

  • On February 22nd.

  • It became a federal holiday in 18 85.

  • And as far as the US government's concerned, it's still Washington's birthday.

  • They not President's Day in 1968.

  • Congress voted to switch it to the third Monday in February, giving government employees a three day weekend.

  • But even though Washington's birthday and Lincoln's birthday, we're only days apart, Congress refused to combine them into Presidents Day, though that's what many Americans do.

  • So if you work for the government, you'll get a day off for Washington's birthday.

  • If you don't, you may get a day off for president's day.

Maybe you owned government class.

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Who Does President's Day Honor?

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/17
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