POTUS -- Presidents of the United States

On This Date In POTUS History

  • 1782 John Adams was recognized as the U.S.'s first ambassador when he was received in the Netherlands. His home became the first U.S. embassy in the world.
  • 1832 James A. Garfield's wife, Lucretia Garfield, born.


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