Presidents Day falls on the third Monday of February every year.
Originally, starting in 1885, it fell on February 22 in ceremony ofGeorge Washington’s birthday. But this changed in 1971 with the implementation of the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which aimed to stimulate more federal vacations on Mondays to give America’s workers more three-day weekends( and we can all be thankful for that ).
Presidents Day is an occasion for all of us to take some time and celebrate the various leaders of our nation.
With that said, a number of our chairwomen were prolific drinkers, and some even stimulated their own alcohol.
Accordingly, it seems fitting to spend Chairpeople Day drinking in their honor.
If you truly want to do this properly, here are some facts about the chairpersons and alcohol that they are able to aid your inebriated celebrationof America’s great( and sometimes not so great) leaders.
This way, if you come into work hungover on Tuesday, you can say you did it for America and you were just doing your patriotic duty.
Here are 10 great historical reasons to justify get drunk on Presidents Day.
President George Washington began distilling his own whiskey in 1797. You can still visit his distillery at Mount Vernon in Virginia( but it’s only open April through October ). If you like whiskey, drink for George.
It’s been said that President John Adams began his days with a draft of hard cider. If you’re a fan of cider, drink one for breakfast in honor of America’s second president.
President Thomas Jefferson was a connoisseur of wine and had two vineyards at Monticello( his plantation ). If you like wine, uncork a bottle for Tommy J.