Monday, February 18, 2013

Lesser Known Presidential Facts

Here in the United States, Presidents' Day falls on the third Monday in February. The holiday falls around George Washington's birthday (February 22), and Abraham Lincoln's Birthday (February 12), which was a holiday in New York State, but not countrywide (the South doesn't have a high regard for Lincoln).

In honor of the two presidents originally honored on Presidents' Day, here are a couple of short documentaries which cover some little known facts about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, respectively. Here's the Washington doc:

Here's the short documentary about Abraham Lincoln:

Learning is fun, so have a fun Presidents' Day.


ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Both are excellent tributes, B^4.

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

It's funny, that Washington video has a hypnotic quality. At one point, I was watching it at least once a day. I introduced my brother in law to it, and he fell into the same trap.

Patricia said...

Wow! Well endowed Washington and Lincoln at a gay bar. Something tells me Lincoln might have been happier there, than at home with that pesky wife of his. Party on, Presidents!

Substance McGravitas said...

Few people understand the bond between Lincoln and Babe the Blue Ox.