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National Dark Chocolate Day

National Wear Red Day

Super Saturday at Your Hometown Co-op

 

2

 

Groundhog Day

Super Bowl LIV

 

3

 

National Carrot Cake Day [RECIPE]

 

4

 

National Homemade Soup Day (RECIPES)

 

5

 

Michigan Tech Winter Carnival [Feb 5th - 8th]

Michigan Technological University 2020 Winter Carnival

 

6

 

Michigan Tech Winter Carnival [Feb 5th - 8th]

 

7

 

Michigan Tech Winter Carnival [Feb 5th - 8th]

 

8

 

NATIONAL POTATO LOVER'S DAY

Michigan Tech Winter Carnival [Feb 5th - 8th]

Winter Carnival "Community Thank You" Mardi Gras Event

 

9

 

NATIONAL BAGEL & LOX DAY

National Pizza Day

 

10

 

NATIONAL "HAVE A BROWNIE" DAY [RECIPES]

 

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13

 

National Italian Food Day (RECIPES)

NATIONAL CHEDDAR DAY

 

14

 

Valentine's Day

Parade of Confections

 

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17

 

Presidents Day (VIDEOS)

 

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19

 

Michigan Technological University 2020 Spring Career Fair

CITY OF HOUGHTON LUGE

 

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22

 

National Margarita Day

 

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MARDI GRAS

 

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28

 

COPPER DOG 150

 

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COPPER DOG 150

2020 Glide 'N Gorge

 

February 17, 2020

Presidents Day (VIDEOS)

Presidents' Day [officially Washington's Birthday] celebrated in the United States, is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington (born on February 22), the first President of the United States. The holiday is popularly recognized as also honoring Abraham Lincoln (born on February 12) and sometimes all the U.S. presidents.

The federal holiday commemorating Washington was established in 1879 for government offices in Washington only and later (1885) expanded to the whole country. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act from 1968 changed the date to the third Monday in February (effective as of 1971). As of 1971 and depending on a given (Gregorian calendar) year, the date of Presidents' Day falls between February 15 and 21. Hence it never occurs on February 22, i.e., the actual Washington's birthday. Similarly, it also misses Lincoln's Birthday on February 12.

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The Presidents (Washington to Monroe)
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The Presidents (Taylor to Lincoln)
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