Jefferson's Birthday

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Jefferson's Birthday
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Observed byUnited States
DateApril 13
Next timeApril 13, 2020 (2020-04-13)
Frequencyannual

Jefferson's Birthday officially honors the birth of the third U.S. president, Thomas Jefferson on April 13, 1743.[1] This day was recognized by Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of Presidential Proclamation 2276, issued on March 21, 1938.[2]

More recently, President George W. Bush issued proclamation 8124 on April 11, 2007, stating that "... on Thomas Jefferson Day, we commemorate the birthday of a monumental figure whose place in our Nation’s history will always be cherished".[3]

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