POTUS -- Presidents of the United States

On This Date In POTUS History

  • 1786 James Monroe married Elizabeth Kortright.
  • 1862 After 12,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered, General Ulysses S. Grant captured Fort Donelson, TN.
  • 1971 At Nixon's direction, the Secret Service installed recording devices in the White House.


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