Today in History: February 22


Subject:
Presidents by Name , Washington, George

Description:
This site celebrates George Washington's birthday with a presentation of materials about him in the Library of Congress. Includes a portrait, a discussion of the date of his birth (which was described as being on the "11th of February Old Style. ... When the Julian Calendar was 'corrected' to the Gregorian Calendar, February 11th became February 22nd."), and details about his life. From the American Memory Project of the Library of Congress.

Publisher:
The Library of Congress

Language:
English

Source:
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/feb22.html


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