March 6 is one of three dates that may have been Casimir Pulaski’s birthdate in Warka, Poland. In the Chicago area and in Savannah, Georgia, Pulaski’s birthday is a big deal. Casimir Pulaski Day is an Illinois state holiday, observed on the first Monday of March.
Who was Casimir Pulaski and why do many Chicago area students have the day off? Read my full article at http://hubpages.com/education/Who-Was-Casimir-Pulaski .