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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. Since the
Uniform
Federal Holidays Act of 1971
, its observance can occur from February 15 to
21, inclusive.Colloquially, the day is also now widely known as Presidents’
Day and is often an occasion to honor the incumbent president and all who
have served as
president, not just George Washington. The day is a state
holiday
in most states.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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BRIAN THOMAS

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Former professional basketball player Michael Jeffrey Jordan is 57 years
old today. He played 15 seasons in the NBA, winning six championships
with the
Chicago Bulls. He is considered by many fans of the sport the
greatest basketball player of all time. Known by his initials, MJ is the
principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets basketball team. 

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TODAY IS PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY

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MIKE GRACIA

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Brace Beemer, center, with The Lone Ranger cast in the WXYZ radio
studios.


"The Lone Ranger" was aired on radio for the first time on this day in 1933. The show ran for 2,956 episodes and ended in 1955. The title character was played 
by George Seaton, Earle Graser, and Brace Beemer. Tonto was played by,
among others, John Todd and Roland Parker.


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Francis Hamilton "Fran" Striker
(August 19, 1903 – September 4, 1962).

Fran Striker was a writer for radio and comics,
best known for creating the
Lone Ranger,
Green Hornet, and Sgt. Preston of the Yukon
characters.     

                                          

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Baby Franklin and mother Sara

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt  (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945)   
(Last photograph of Roosevelt, taken the day before his death)
                                                    


Franklin Roosevelt, often referred to by his initials FDR, served as the 32nd
president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. A member
of the
Democratic Party, he won a record four presidential elections and
became a central figure in world events during the first half of the 20th
century.

  

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 1998, President Clinton denied having an affair with a former White House intern, saying "I did not have sexual relations
with that woman, Miss Lewinsky."
Denial of the affair lead to Clinton being only the second president to be impeached in US history. 
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The Clinton Affair: Monica Lewinsky has a new perspective 20 years on

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