President’s Day

True Meaning Behind Presidents Day

Nicole Reed, Contributor

           Presidents Day is a day that we should celebrate the first U.S president, George Washington. President’s Day 2020 is on Monday, February 17. This day is known for Washington’s birthday. It is also on the third Monday of February of each year,  it is a federal holiday in the United States. According to Britannica.com, Presidents’ Day, officially Washington’s Birthday, in the United States. The day is sometimes understood as a celebration of the birthdays and lives of all U.S. presidents.

         Since 1885 Presidents Day was officially a holiday. The holiday became popularly known as President’s Day after it moved as part of 1971 of the holiday act. Since President’s Day is known around the world 

             In the United States, students have no school. This is to celebrate George Washington’s birthday. This is celebrated in the U.S.A. In 1968 Congress they moved a number of federal holidays to Mondays. “The change was designed to schedule certain holidays so that workers had a number of long weekends throughout the year.”