POTUS -- Presidents of the United States

On This Date In POTUS History

  • 1790 George Washington signed the Residence Act establishing the District of Columbia.
  • 1862 Lincoln's nominee to the Supreme Court, Samuel Freeman Miller, confirmed by the Senate.
  • 1882 Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, died.


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