United States #69 (1861)

George Washington’s Birthday

George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. He served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and later presided over the 1787 convention that drafted the United States Constitution. Washington was widely admired for his strong leadership qualities and was unanimously elected as the first President of the United States by the Electoral College in the first two national elections, serving … Continue reading George Washington’s Birthday