questionsdid you know presidents day is actually know as…

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Good to know, thanks op.

Btw: link not working

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Yes - They just call it Presidents day because Lincolns birthday was last week. Either way it is a paid holiday.

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Dont know why link is not working, highlight and go to address and it works.

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Always annoys me when governments change the dates of public holidays and observations. Veterans Day is a good example.
Historically it is the 11th day of the 11 month, and the 11th hour. This was a mark of respect, not a holiday. It was to remember those who sacrificed for their respective nations.
However, times have changed, and people just want a day off work. So, if the date falls on a weekend, people want a day off during the week.
Kind of destroys the meaning.

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yep, thanks for reminding everyone, though.

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It actually used to be a Pagan holiday, but since no one knows when he was actually born, they just picked a day.

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Prior to 1971, there were two Federal Holidays, one for Lincoln's B'day on February 12 and one for Washington's B'day on February 22.

In 1971, then Pesident Richard Nixon created President's Day, to be celebrated on the third Monday of February (which happens to be around Washington's B'day). After 1971, the actual birthdays of Lincoln and Washington were no longer Federal holidays, though many people continued to celebrate them (for example, I still get Lincoln's B'day as a holiday, celebrated on a Friday or Monday when February 12 falls on a weekend).

TL;DR: President's Day (3rd Monday in February) is not the same holiday as Washington's B'day (February 22).

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Thanks to Snopes, yes I did.

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February 22, 2010 was a Monday... but the 4th Monday of the month.