February 22, 2018

George Washington's Birthday


According to Archives.gov "George Washington was born in Virginia on February 11, 1731, according to the then-used Julian calendar. In 1752, however, Britain and all its colonies adopted the Gregorian calendar which moved Washington's birthday a year and 11 days to February 22, 1732".

National Margarita Day


A margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, triple sec and lime or lemon juice, served with coarse salt or sugar on the rim of the glass.

National Cook a Sweet Potato Day


Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene).

National Chili Day


National Chili Day is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of February. Chili is a spicy stew containing chili peppers, meat (usually beef), tomatoes, and beans.