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.
“A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life’s mountaintop experiences. Only in losing himself does he find himself.”