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PRESIDENT'S DAY

When is President's Day in 2020?

President's Day in 2020 is on the Monday, 17th of Feb (2/17/2020).

President's Day is on the 48th day of 2020. There are 318 days left in the year.

President's Day Facts

  • Date: Feb 17, 2020
  • National
  • Also Called: Washington's Birthday
  • Celebrations: Historical celebrations; honoring the veterans, Congressional recognition
President's Day

President's Day is a federal holiday in the United States celebrated every year on the third Monday of February to honor George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and also all the Presidents of the country.

Until 1971 both 12th February and 22nd February were celebrated as public holidays to honor the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington . In 1971 President Richard Nixon declared the Presidents' Day as one federal public holiday to honor all the Presidents of the United States.

George Washington (22nd February, 1732 - 14th December, 1799): At the time of his birth America was not a free nation, it was under British rule and Americans were struggling for freedom. George Washington was an American general in the war against Britain to get freedom for America. He was elected as the first president of the United States.

Abraham Lincoln (12th February, 1809 - 15th April, 1865): He was born in a very poor family and struggled a lot to obtain his basic education. By virtue of his hard work and dedication he became the 16th president of the United States.

President's Day Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Mon
  • Feb 18, 2008
  • Mon
  • Feb 16, 2009
  • Mon
  • Feb 15, 2010
  • Mon
  • Feb 21, 2011
  • Mon
  • Feb 20, 2012
  • Mon
  • Feb 18, 2013
  • Mon
  • Feb 17, 2014
  • Mon
  • Feb 16, 2015
  • Mon
  • Feb 15, 2016
  • Mon
  • Feb 20, 2017
  • Mon
  • Feb 19, 2018
  • Mon
  • Feb 18, 2019

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of United States in 2019

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 21, 2019Jan 21M L King Day
ThursdayThuFeb 14, 2019Feb 14Valentine's Day
MondayMonFeb 18, 2019Feb 18Presidents' Day
FridayFriApr 19, 2019Apr 19Good Friday
SundaySunApr 21, 2019Apr 21Easter Sunday
SundaySunMay 12, 2019May 12Mother's Day
MondayMonMay 27, 2019May 27Memorial Day
SundaySunJun 16, 2019Jun 16Father's Day
ThursdayThuJul 04, 2019Jul 04Independence Day
MondayMonSep 02, 2019Sep 02Labor Day
MondayMonOct 14, 2019Oct 14Columbus Day
ThursdayThuOct 31, 2019Oct 31Halloween
MondayMonNov 11, 2019Nov 11Veterans Day
ThursdayThuNov 28, 2019Nov 28Thanksgiving Day
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2019Dec 25Christmas