Washington's Birthday is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. It is also commonly known as Presidents Day (sometimes spelled Presidents' Day or President's Day). As Washington's Birthday or Presidents Day, it is also the official name of a concurrent state holiday celebrated on the same day in a number of states.
|Observed by||United States|
|Type||Federal (and most U.S. states)|
|Date||Third Monday in February|
|2011 date||February 21|
|2012 date||February 20|
|Observances||Community, historical celebrations; honoring the veterans and purple heart recipients; Congressional recognition.|
|Related to||Lincoln's Birthday|