What do you give the leader of the free world for his birthday? Well, a federal holiday is one place to start. Originally created in 1880 to honor George Washington’s February 22 birthday, the holiday we know as Presidents’ Day was expanded in the 20th century to honor all presidents. While some commanders-in-chief have been reluctant to acknowledge the occasion–Abraham Lincoln refused any parties while the nation was embroiled in the American Civil War–others have happily celebrated their birthdays with gifts from a grateful nation and parties thrown in their honor. In honor of Presidents’ Day, here’s a look at how some presidents have spent their special day.