POTUS -- Presidents of the United States

On This Date In POTUS History

1888 Cleveland's nominee to the Supreme Court, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, confirmed by the Senate.
1919 18th Amendment to the Constitution ratified.
1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt's nominee to the Supreme Court, Frank Murphy, confirmed by the Senate.
2001 Bill Clinton posthumously awarded Theodore Roosevelt the Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish-American War.


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