USA: Happy President’s Day

President’s Day honors and celebrates the life and achievements of George Washington, the first President of the United States (1789-1797) and ‘The Father of his Country’. The day is, in practice, often used to honor and remember all past US presidents, and in particular Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson.

President’s Day is recognized as a holiday by the New York Stock Exchange and US federal employees.

Related reading:

United States
Encyclopedia Britannica

George Washington
Wikipedia

Washington’s Birthday
Wikipedia

George Washington
Encyclopedia Britannica

Abraham Lincoln
Encyclopedia Britannica

Thomas Jefferson
Encyclopedia Britannica


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