POTUS -- Presidents of the United States

On This Date In POTUS History

  • 1781 British commander Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia ending the U.S. Revolutionary War.
  • 1951 Harry S. Truman formally ends state of war with Germany.

POTUS Quote

“Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.”