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Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western
Christianity
and occurs 46 days before Easter and can fall as early as
February 4 or as late as March 10. Ash Wednesday is observed by many
Western Christians, including Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists, Roman
Catholics and
Presbyterians

Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of blessing ashes made
from palm branches blessed on the previous year’s Palm Sunday, and
placing them on the heads of participants.

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Washington’s Birthday is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the
third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President
of the United States, who was born on February 22, 1732. It can occur on the
15th through the 21st of February. The day is also now widely known as
Presidents’ Day and is often an occasion to honor all persons who have
served as president, not just George Washington. It is a state holiday in
most states.

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On November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill, proposed by Representative Katie Hall of Indiana, to create a federal holiday honoring
Martin Luther King JR. The bill had passed the House of Representatives
by a count of 338 to 90, a veto-proof margin. The holiday was observed for
the first time on January 20, 1986.

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