Tagged: Washington’s Birthday

A Word From FDR On Washington’s Birthday – February 22, 1943 – Past Daily Reference Room

If you haven’t yet . . .:Become a Patron! There was a time, not all that long ago, when the birthday’s of President’s Lincoln and Washington were celebrated on their actual birth dates. But times have changed and both are now lumped into one Presidents Day. In 1943 we were...

“George Was A Snappy Dancer” – February 22, 1969

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for February 22, 1969 News on this Washington’s Birthday in 1969 had much to do with the anticipated European visit of newly inaugurated ¬†President Nixon. It also had something to do with a just-published biography of George Washington by author-historian Mary...