Jefferson's Birthday

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Jefferson's Birthday
File:Gilbert Stuart Thomas Jeffersen.jpg
Observed by United States
Date April 13
Next time April 13, 2022 (2022-04-13)
Frequency annual

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

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".[2]