Surprising facts about President`s Day !

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President's Day is celebrated on the third      Monday of February.

Originally  it was established to celebrate  Sir George Washington's birthday in February.

 But over the year it has evolved to include Lincoln’s     birthday, which is on February 12

Presidents' Day originated as a celebration of George Washington's birthday on February 22nd, but was later changed to a Monday holiday to provide a long weekend for workers.

 President's Day is also celebrated as Presidents' Day in France, in honor of the American Presidents.

President's Day is not a federal holiday in Hawaii, although it is observed as a state holiday.

The Washington Monument, which is located in Washington, D.C., is one of the most popular tourist attractions on President's Day

In 1779, George Washington declared February 22 as a day of national thanksgiving, making it one of the first national holidays in the United States