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Monday, April 2, 2012

{3rd United States President & Founding Father, Thomas Jefferson, was born on April 2, 1743. O.S.}


On April 2, 1743 O.S. Thomas Jefferson was born. 
O.S. standing for Old Style, read below...

By American painter Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930) wikimedia.org.

Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson (left to right) draft the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence (1776).
Thomas Jefferson also became the United States 3rd President, look here: wikipedia.org.
Photo by Declan McCullagh. 

Did you notice the words O.S. behind the birth year?
The initials O.S. is for Old Style.
In 1752 the Julian Calendar changed into the Gregorian Calendar. 

Julius Caesar started the Julian Calendar 45 B.C. and the New Style or Gregorian Calendar came about in 1752.
Those of you that are interested in the biography of Thomas Jefferson, read Thomas Jefferson.biography

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Famous quotes by Thomas Jefferson:
Never trouble another with what you can do yourself.
Never spend your money before you have it.

8 comments:

  1. Was für ein wunderschönes Gemälde!
    Ich wünsch Dir einen fröhlichen Wochenbeginn!
    ♥ Liebste Grüße Claudia ♥

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  2. Paso a saludarte. Un abrazo amiga.

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  3. Liebe Mariette,
    das mit dem OS habe ich noch nicht gewusst. Man kann immer wieder was von dir lernen. Mit seinen Leitsätzen hat Jefferson richtige Weisheiten von sich gegeben.
    Liebe Grüße, Johanna

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  4. Great, I'm so glad that we have Mr. Thomas Jefferson and I were born the same day, April 2. I know it was a great man and president.
    Kiss for you ....

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  5. My sweetest Mariette, you're sooo darn right! I always call it "affluence probs" ... we still have water, a roof above our heads, and a warm environment... food, plenty of it! And arms and legs that do, eyes that see and ears that hear. Makes me feel a lil ashamed for my moaning.
    But, ya know, I'm always having in my mind that I'm in my dream house (no matter the circumstances), as we knew it'll be hard betimes. I told my friend last week, if I think back for ...let's say five month ... when it wasn't sure if we will get our little Thirteen and when I was wishing to have that "problems" :O)

    Big fuzzy hugs to you! Thanks for being the blogging friend you are... means alot to me!

    Bunches of fuzzy sweet bear hugs to you, Biene

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  6. Thank you, Mariette. Celia is a joy. I'm so glad you stopped by to visit and read her post.
    I hope you can come and visit again.
    Thank you for your kind words.
    xoxo,
    Mary

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  7. Dearest Mariette,

    I really like this post, very informative and a tribute to President Jefferson. I appreciative and love this country where I have been blessed with prosperity.

    I didn't know about the "O.S." words. Quite interesting.

    Hugs to you and Pieter!

    Doris

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  8. Dearest Mariette,
    Thanks for the portrait of three of three of our founding fathers.....although I think they are spinning in their graves to hear themselves referred to as such. We had the joy of watching John Adams on HBO over the Fourth of July. It was like watching family history reenacted.

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