Thomas Jefferson's Birthday in United States
The birthday of Thomas Jefferson, who was the United States' third president, is an annual national legal observance on April 13 . He was the principal author of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and is known as one of the country's founding fathers.
Celebrate Thomas Jefferson's Birthday
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday celebrations are coordinated by community groups, organizations and venues dedicated to the president, such as the Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center at Monticello, near Charlottesville, Virginia. Public ceremonies, leadership awards, educational games for kids and other activities are held on this day.
Presidents' Day also honors Jefferson, fellow president George Washington, and other U.S. presidents.
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday is a national legal observance in the U.S.
About Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was born in Shadwell, Virginia, on April 13, 1743. He played a key role in shaping American politics and drafted the United States' Declaration of Independence. He was the nation's first secretary of state, second vice-president, and third president. He was strongly against oppressive governments and believed in freedom of speech and religion. He died at Monticello, Virginia, on July 4, 1826.
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday Observances
|Weekday||Date||Year||Name||Holiday type||Where it is observed|
|Sun||Apr 13||2014||Thomas Jefferson's Birthday||Observance|
|Mon||Apr 13||2015||Thomas Jefferson's Birthday||Observance|
|Wed||Apr 13||2016||Thomas Jefferson's Birthday||Observance|
|Thu||Apr 13||2017||Thomas Jefferson's Birthday||Observance|
|Fri||Apr 13||2018||Thomas Jefferson's Birthday||Observance|
|Sat||Apr 13||2019||Thomas Jefferson's Birthday||Observance|
|Mon||Apr 13||2020||Thomas Jefferson's Birthday||Observance|
Quick FactsAmericans celebrate president Thomas Jefferson's Birthday on April 13.
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday 2015Monday, April 13, 2015
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday 2016Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Name in other languages
|Thomas Jefferson's Birthday||English|
|Natalicio de Thomas Jefferson||Spanish|
|יום הולדתו של תומס ג'פרסון||Hebrew|
|عيد ميلاد توماس جيفرسون||Arabic|
|토머스 제퍼슨의 생일||Korean|
|Geburtstag von Thomas Jefferson||German|
- Washington's Birthday ―Monday, February 16, 2015, Thursday, December 24, 2015
Other holidays in April 2015 in United States
- Maundy Thursday ―Thursday, April 2, 2015
- Good Friday ―Friday, April 3, 2015
- Holy Saturday ―Saturday, April 4, 2015
- Easter Sunday ―Sunday, April 5, 2015
- Easter Monday ―Monday, April 6, 2015
- Orthodox Good Friday ―Friday, April 10, 2015
- Last Day of Passover ―Saturday, April 11, 2015
- Orthodox Easter ―Sunday, April 12, 2015
- Orthodox Easter Monday ―Monday, April 13, 2015
- Yom HaShoah ―Wednesday, April 15, 2015
- Emancipation Day ―Thursday, April 16, 2015
- Patriot's Day ―Monday, April 20, 2015
- San Jacinto Day ―Tuesday, April 21, 2015
- Oklahoma Day ―Wednesday, April 22, 2015
- Yom Ha'atzmaut ―Thursday, April 23, 2015
- Arbor Day ―Friday, April 24, 2015
- Confederate Memorial Day ―Sunday, April 26, 2015
- Confederate Memorial Day ―Monday, April 27, 2015