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The Presidents' Day

On the third Monday of February, we honor all past presidents of the United States of America

Posted: February 14, 2005
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Until 1971, both February 12 and February 22 were observed as federal holidays to honor the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln (Feb 12, 1809) and George Washington (Feb 22, 1732).

In 1971 president Richard Nixon proclaimed one single federal holiday, the Presidents' Day to be observed on the third Monday of February, honoring all past presidents of the United States of America.


THE 43 PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES

1789 to 1889 1889 to Present
Portrait of George Washington Washington, George
1789-97
Portrait of Benjamin Harrison Harrison, Benjamin
1889-93
Portrait of John Adams Adams, John
1797-1801
Portrait of Grover Cleveland Cleveland, Grover
1893-97
Portrait of Thomas Jefferson Jefferson, Thomas
1801-09
Portrait of William McKinley McKinley, William
1897-1901
Portrait of James Madison Madison, James
1809-17
Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt Roosevelt, Theodore
1901-09
Portrait of James Monroe Monroe, James
1817-25
Portrait of William Howard Taft Taft, William H.
1909-13
Portrait of John Quincy Adams Adams, John
1825-29
Portrait of Woodrow Wilson Wilson, Woodrow
1913-21
Portrait of Andrew Jackson Jackson, Andrew
1829-37
Portrait of Warren Harding Harding, Warren
1921-23
Portrait of Martin Van Buren Van Buren, Martin
1837-41
Portrait of Calvin Coolidge Coolidge, Calvin
1923-29
Portrait of William Henry Harrison Harrison, William Henry
1841
Portrait of Herbert Hoover Hoover, Herbert
1929-33
Portrait of John Tyler Tyler, John
1841-45
Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt Roosevelt, Franklin D.
1933-45
Portrait of James Polk Polk, James
1845-49
Portrait of Harry Truman Truman, Harry
1945-53
Portrait of Zachary Taylor Taylor, Zachary
1849-50
Portrait of Dwight Eisenhower Eisenhower, Dwight
1953-61
Portrait of Millard Fillmore Fillmore, Millard
1850-53
Portrait of John Kennedy Kennedy, John F.
1961-63
Portrait of Franklin Pierce Pierce, Franklin
1853-57
Portrait of Lyndon Johnson Johnson, Lyndon
1963-69
Portrait of James Buchanan Buchanan, James
1857-61
Portrait of Richard Nixon Nixon, Richard
1969-74
Portrait of Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham
1861-65
Portrait of Gerald Ford Ford, Gerald
1974-77
Portrait of Andrew Johnson Johnson, Andrew
1865-69
Portrait of Jimmy Carter Carter, Jimmy
1977-81
Portrait of Ulysses Grant Grant, Ulysses S.
1869-77
Portrait of Ronald Reagan Reagan, Ronald
1981-89
Portrait of Rutherford Hayes Hayes, Rutherford B.
1877-81
Portrait of George H.W. Bush Bush, George H.W.
1989-93
Portrait of James Garfield Garfield, James
1881
Portrait of William Clinton Clinton, William J.
1993-2001
Portrait of Chester Arthur Arthur, Chester
1881-85
Portrait of George W. Bush Bush, George W.
2001-present
Portrait of Grover Cleveland Cleveland, Grover
1885-89

 

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