POTUS -- Presidents of the United States

On This Date In POTUS History

1841 William H. Harrison died.
1865 Abraham Lincoln visited the captured Confederate Capital - Richmond, VA.
1939 Franklin D. Roosevelt's nominee to the Supreme Court, William O. Douglas, confirmed by the Senate.


“Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question.”