At a ceremony last May, former President Obama points out features of his proposed presidential center, which is scheduled to be built in Chicago. It is not the only honor that awaits the former president in the state he served as a senator: He’s also getting a day designated in his honor.

At a ceremony last May, former President Obama points out features of his proposed presidential center, which is scheduled to be built in Chicago. It is not the only honor that awaits the former president in the state he served as a senator: He’s also getting a day designated in his honor