Does Donald Trump think that Presidents' Day is all about him?
Feb 22, 2018, 01:11
President's Day is popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all USA presidents, past and present.
The term Presidents Day began being popularized in the 1980s, when retailers combined sales formerly held in conjunction with Washington and Lincoln's birthdays.
Although that president was born on February 22 and after his death on that day, it became a motive of national observance.
Many Americans get to enjoy a long weekend this week - and they have George Washington to thank. In 1968 several federal holidays were bumped to Mondays, which put Washington's birthday on the third Monday of February each year. In these states, the day is also referred to as Washington Day.
Jefferson, a Virginian, was the third US president and principal author of the Declaration of Independence.
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To make the Washington/Jefferson combo even stranger, Jefferson's birthday isn't until April 13.
No state that was part of the Confederacy mentions Lincoln by name as part of its Presidents Day holiday.
Presidents' Day honors chief executives of the United State dating back to George Washington. Some lawmakers have objected to this view, arguing that grouping George Washington and Abraham Lincoln together with less successful presidents minimizes their legacies.
In its modern form, Presidents' Day is used by many patriotic and historical groups as a date for staging celebrations, reenactments and other events.
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Sleet or snow may mix in early during the event in the northern neck of Virginia, Southern Maryland, and the Eastern Shore. West Michigan will take a break from the snow to end the weekend with more sunshine as temperatures continue to increase.
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