Address: 701 E Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20242
Phone: (202) 426-6841
Hours: See opening and closing times on official site
Established: Oct 15, 1966
Annual visitors: 3.10 million (2015)
Architects: John Russell Pope · Eggers & Higgins · Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr.
Jefferson Memorial seen across the Tidal Basin at dusk in Washington, D.C., USA.
(1943) Thomas Jefferson receives a 200th birthday gift.
Also on this day,
1742 | `Messiah` premieres
1964 | Black Oscar-winner
1970 | Apollo 13 mishap