Tag: President’s Day

On President’s Day

Norman Rockwell’s Freedom of Speech, the first of the Four Freedoms series, appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post on this day in 1943. Based on remarks in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1941 State of the Union Address, the four freedoms referenced were Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and …

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I Cannot Tell a Lie: Today is Not George Washington’s Birthday

Contrary to what public education may be teaching our children, all famous people are not born on Monday. Today is not George Washington’s birthday. George Washington was not born on February 18. America’s first President, George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He died at Mount Vernon, Virginia December 14, …

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