July 02, 2009
Fourth of July trivia quiz....
What year did the Fourth of July become a paid federal holiday?
d. Who cares, just so I have the day off.
And the answer is.... c. From the PBS website, "Congress established Independence Day as a holiday in 1870, and in 1938 Congress reaffirmed it as a holiday, but with full pay for federal employees." Read more at http://www.pbs.org/capitolfourth/history.html
Posted by Lynn at July 2, 2009 12:51 PM
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