Washington's Birthday

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the day on which George Washington is remembered

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It's time for a nation-wide revival of Washington's Birthday, to honor the man who kept a rag-tag army together and helped prevent a wholesale British takeover of the Colonies, who presided over the Constitutional Convention, and who, with natural humility, accepted a call to serve as our first president.
Well, according to the US National Archives, the passage of Public Law 90-363 in 1968 moved the traditional observance of Washington's birthday from 22 February to the third Monday in February.
Indeed, we saw his penchant for making false analogies take new form on Washington's Birthday, when he declared, "Today, we're fighting a new war to defend our liberty.
Sheila discovered, however, that in 1943 the trust suddenly showed new interest in the hall, and a delegation of Americans were brought to the site to celebrate George Washington's birthday.
Like most of the other "Texians" who had gathered in the town of San Antonio de Bexar, Cloud had retired late following the previous night's fandango celebrating George Washington's birthday, and the chilly February weather did little to dispel his torpor.
Javits Convention Center during the New York Home Textiles Show, is scheduled to launch in stores by February to coincide with George Washington's birthday.
As the US celebrated Washington's birthday last Monday, the markets got off to a subdued start with the majority of the contracts recording their weeks lows on Tuesday.
There are candlelight tours from December 16 to 18, and the Washington's Birthday Ball takes place from 2 to 4 p.
The Fantastics paraded in rural and urban areas of eastern and central Pennsylvania, and New York City on Thanksgiving, New Year's Eve and Day, Battalion Day, Washington's Birthday, and the Fourth of July.
The five-year-old won the Washington's Birthday Handicap, then a valuable stakes race at Santa Anita the following February, but until yesterday no other venture from the increasingly powerful Japanese racing nation had been blessed with Group-race success beyond Hong Kong.
It is always celebrated at the time of George Washington's birthday, who was a military engineer and land surveyor.
National Engineers Week, first sponsored by the National society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951, is held during the week of George Washington's birthday.
And so, in observance of George Washington's birthday, this week (Feb.
In fact, Georges laughs and says "I was born on George Washington's birthday and Daniel was born on Abraham Lincoln's Birthday, so little did we know we were destined to be Americans.
Zivica drafted that list - which includes Memorial Day, Veteran's Day, Navy Day, Washington's Birthday, and Pearl Harbor Day - from a U.
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