Presidents’ Day was originally Washington’s Birthday (established as February 22) and designated as a holiday on the third Monday of February. While there was never a nationwide designation of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday (February 12), many view the holiday as a celebration of birthdays for both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
Source: The Momiverse
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