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Old Style (O.S.)

The letters O.S. appearing after dates (as on Thomas Jefferson's tombstone and his epitaph for his wife, Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson) stand for "Old Style." The Julian or Old Style calendar was in effect in England and her colonies until 1752, when the Gregorian or New Style calend

Founder's Day and Jefferson's Birthday Celebration

Monticello will mark the University of Virginia's Founder's Day and the 271st anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birth with ceremonies on the grounds. James H. Webb, Jr., former U.S.