It’s the third Monday in February! Washington’s Birthday! Also known as Presidents’ Day! A holiday for all federal employees since 1971! George Washington, the famous surveyor and Freemason who was unable to tell lies, was actually born on February 11 of the Julian calendar used at the time of his birth; in the Gregorian calendar adopted in 1752, that date corresponds to February 22. You can go ahead and celebrate the Rail Splitter’s birthday (February 12), too, if you like. Maybe you missed commemorating the birth of the Vicar’s favorite (Millard Fillmore) on January 7? But if there’s no particular president you’d like to pay your respects to, you can always go shopping! Hooray! Works on Washington’s Birthday go in standing room at 394.261 Holidays of December, January, February, while comprehensive biographies of George Washington are classed at 973.41092 (adding T1—092 Persons to 973.41 Administration of George Washington, 1789-1797 under 973 [History of] United States).