Presidents’ Day 2017

Presidents' Day 2017When is Presidents’ Day in 2017?

Presidents’ Day in 2017 is on Monday, the 20th of February.

In the United States, Presidents Day is commemorated on the third Monday of February.

What is Presidents’ Day?

President’s Day is the popular and typically utilized name for the United States federal holiday officially called Washington’s Birthday. It is celebrated every year on the third Monday of February.

President’s Day honors and celebrates the life and accomplishments of George Washington, the very first President of the United States (1789-1797) and ‘The Father of his Country’. The day is, in practice, typically for honor and keep in mind all previous United States presidents, and in particular Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson.

President’s Day was created in 1879, first commemorated the following year.

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