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February 14, 1849

On February 14, 1849, James Knox Polk became the first serving US President to have his photograph taken. People who have viewed the photograph say that it is strange, in that the Polk’s eyes and slit of a mouth seem … Continue reading

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August 16, 1841

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1841 an effigy of US President John Tyler was set on fire and burned on the White House lawn. The effigy was set up on the lawn by his own political party, The Whigs, … Continue reading

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