Even though Obama Day is a state holiday in IL, a spokesperson for Obama confirmed that he would not be celebrating his birthday in the state.
August 4 is Barack Obama's birthday and it's marking the first Barack Obama Day in IL.
The bill establishing Obama's birthday as a state holiday unanimously passed the IL state legislature a year ago, and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the measure into law on August 6, 2017.
Former VP Biden also shared a selfie of the two together from earlier this week, captioning the shot: "Our lunches together were a highlight of every week at the White House".
Bangladesh police fire tear gas to disperse students protesting against road deaths
In order to prevent tragic incidents like these happening in the future, students took to the streets to campaign for road safety. Authorities have pleaded with students to call off the protests that have almost paralyzed Dhaka and spread beyond the capital.
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This year's edition of Wacken fest was sold out, with more than 75,000 metal fans flocking to the venue from all across the world. But police, sensing the men's reluctance to leave, sent a patrol vehicle to follow the taxi to make sure there were no mishaps.
Michelle isn't the only one commemorating the former president's birthday today! "God you are missed, your kindness, integrity, generosity, civility and plane class is something we are sorely missing today happy birthday and God bless you & the United States". "Happy birthday to my brother, my friend, @BarackObama".
Maybe Barack Obama should eat a few extra almonds tonight.
The original bill would have called for schools and state offices to close.
Aside from Michelle Obama, another key person in Barack Obama's life wished him a happy birthday on social media, as former vice president Joe Biden tweeted a photo of himself and Obama outside Washington, D.C.'s Dog Tag Bakery along with his birthday greetings to his longtime friend. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009.