POTUS -- Presidents of the United States

On This Date In POTUS History

  • 1817 Mississippi admitted to the Union as the 20th state.
  • 1898 U.S. and Spain signed the Treaty of Paris ending the Spanish-American War.
  • 1906 Theodore Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1920 Woodrow Wilson won the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1971 Nixon's nominee to the Supreme Court, William Rehnquist, confirmed by the Senate.
  • 2009 Barack Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo.

POTUS Quote

“You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.”