Lincoln's Birthday


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Lin′coln's Birth′day


n.
1. February 12, a legal holiday in some states of the U.S., in honor of the birth of Abraham Lincoln.
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Noun1.Lincoln's Birthday - the day on which President Abraham Lincoln is rememberedLincoln's Birthday - the day on which President Abraham Lincoln is remembered
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
Feb, February - the month following January and preceding March
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Although Lincoln's birthday has yielded to President's Day, Minnesota's schools have preserved his place in their curricula, promoted in part by the state Legislature and undoubtedly also reminded by the number of schools and school districts bearing his name.
I couldn't believe that Lincoln's birthday could cause such anguish.
Wiley's portrait of Obama, appropriately unveiled on Lincoln's birthday, channels the Healy painting, especially the old-style chair, the simple setting, the alert pose and thoughtful expression.
27, 1860, it is unlikely that we would be celebrating Lincoln's birthday today.
12 -- a national holiday (Lincoln's Birthday in those days), when youngsters would be out of school.
After that, the White House announced a plan to host a social event for Lincoln's birthday. From Kennedy's point of view, it was a good solution--he could avoid the risk of issuing an executive order in a way that emphasized how much the emancipation tradition belonged to Republicans, not Democrats.
Abraham Lincoln's birthday and Black History Month in February have assumed new significance since President Obama's inauguration (last year's specs included "Stealing Lincoln's Body"), with the assassinations of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.
We were in town for the semi-annual Lincoln's birthday sale, and the Red Bull skate tourney.
And while Americans recently observed the bicentennial of Lincoln's birthday in a plethora of nineteenth-century fanfare, few have resurrected the name or sad story of Mary Elizabeth Surratt.
On February 12th of each year, schools and programs within the state of Illinois recognize Abraham Lincoln's birthday. After all, those presiding in Illinois do live in the "Land of Lincoln".
Costa presented the report on the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday in an effort to highlight the importance of preventing the perpetuation of human slavery.
Together, 'Juneteenth' (Emancipation Day), Lincoln's birthday, Memorial Day, and (for an extended period) even July 4 witnessed virtually black-only celebrations throughout the South.

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