Tag Archives: President

March 5, 1993

On March 5, 1993 Cuban President Fidel Castro said that American First Lady Hillary Clinton was a “beautiful woman’. President Bill Clinton quickly agreed, but he also said, “It’s true that Hillary is a beautiful woman, but she’s no fat-bottomed, … Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

March 2, 1917

On March 2, 1917, the citizens of the American Territory of Puerto Rico were granted US citizenship with the enactment of the Jones Act. This means for the last 100 years, Puerto Ricans have been American citizens with all the … Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

December 28, 1832

On December 28, 1832, John C. Calhoun became the first American Vice President to resign from office. He did so because of differences in ideology with President Andrew Jackson. He believed the rule of law should be followed and Jackson … Continue reading

Posted in 19th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

November 27, 1973

On November 27, 1973, the US Senate voted to confirm Gerald R. Ford as the Vice President after the resignation of Spiro T. Agnew. This was the first time that a Vice President was not elected. In the past, if … Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

January 8, 2002

On January 8, 2002, George W Bush signed into U.S. law the “No Child Left Behind Act. This law was intended to improve the United States’ educational system. US evangelicals mistakenly thought it was a reference to the ‘Rapture’ and … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

August 2, 1939

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1939 Albert Einstein signed a letter to President Roosevelt urging the U.S. to start an atomic weapons research program. He thought that science had progressed to the point where bombs could be built that … Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

June 14, 1932

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1932, Tennessee Representative Edward Eslicked died from a heart attack on the House Floor as he was pleading for the passage of the Wright Patman World War I Bonus Bill, which would have given … Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment