Thomas Jefferson

April 13

April 13, 1743: On this day, Thomas Jefferson, the third U.S. President, was born. Over the course of his study of law, he developed a love for wine, which he carried throughout his life. […]

May 17

May 17, 1784: Thomas Jefferson was appointed by the confederation Congress to travel to France, later becoming the senior Minister of the United States in France. He arrived in France onboard a merchant ship […]

February 18

February 18, 1478: On this day, George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence was secretly executed in the Tower of London. It is believed that he was drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine. George Plantagenet, […]


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