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Little Girl Is Heartbroken When She Finds Out She Can’t Meet George Washington [VIDEO]

You have to love a little girl who loves US history and our first president, George Washington! We've mentioned it before on the show that I'm actually related to George Washington (a little fun fact) and I didn't even react this way! You have to love little kids!

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What You Didn’t Know About George Washington

We always recognize George Washington’s birthday as February 22nd, but he was actually born on February 11th, 1731. The confusion is because the Julian Calendar was being used at the time he was born.  When Great Britain and the colonies went to the Gregorian Calendar in 1752 with the new year starting on January 1st, his birthdate was adjusted. 

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What You Probably Didn’t Know About George Washington

Today (February 22), we celebrate the birthday of George Washington, born in 1732.  He was pretty sickly during his life – suffering from malaria, smallpox, pleurisy and dysentery, all before he was 30. He almost drowned twice when he fell into an icy river on his way back from an expedition to a French fort in northwestern Pennsylvania.

The story of how he cut down a cherry tree with his new axe never happened. It was made up by a biographer years after he died. 

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Give Thanks To FDR For Additional Christmas Shopping Days

If you thought Thanksgiving came a little early this year – you’re right.  Since Thanksgiving is always the fourth Thursday in November, the 22nd is the earliest it could ever come.  The 28th is the latest it can come in November.

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NBC Making A George Washington TV Series, Because Of Course It Is

With 'Lincoln' set to sweep the awards, and every historical figure this side of Thomas Edison and Leonardo Da Vinci being reimagined as crime-fighting sexy action heroes, sooner or later these things were bound to meet in the middle.  Next up for the untold story angle, courtesy of NBC and director Barry Levinson is...is America's first president himself, George Washington!  But will 'George Washington' re-imagine the man for modern audiences, or stick to the real story?

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Storm Cloud Resembling George Washington Appears in Sky [VIDEO]

A couple guys filming a storm cloud zipping across the horizon in New Brunswick, Canada were treated to a rather stunning visual bonus when the cloud took the shape of an almost perfect human face — one that really looks like American founding father George Washington.

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Dale’s Daily Data: George Washington

We always recognize George Washington’s birthday as February 22nd, but he was actually born on February 11th, 1731.  The confusion is because when he was born Great Britain and the colonies used the Julian Calendar.  It wasn’t until 1752 when Britain went to the Gregorian Calendar with the new year starting on January 1st that his birthdate was adjusted. 

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