3rd Monday in February – President’s Day
3rd Mon in Feb, est. 1885
Today is Presidents Day, a day to celebrate all presidents: past and present.
Presidents Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 as a recognition of President George Washington, the holiday became popularly known as Presidents Day after it was moved as part of the Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1971, which was an attempt to create more three-day weekends for America’s workers. Presidents Day is popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all United States Presidents, past and present.