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. … Continue Reading…