Saturday, April 13, 2013

Jefferson Day

April 13 is observed officially as Thomas Jefferson Day in the United States in honor of the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States.

Thomas Jefferson April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826

Image of Gilbert Stuart's Jefferson is in the public domain.


Shelly said...

And a true Renaissance man he was. Happy birthday, Mr. Jefferson~

Jim said...

I always remember Jefferson as the man whose signature authorized the National Road.

Lin said...

Happy Birthday to you, Tommy.

vanilla said...

Shelly, he was that. Greetings from Brinkley, AR.

Jim, yes. Also I usually think of the Louisiana Purchase.

Lin, if it matters after 270 years. ;-)