Tag Archives: US Presidents

November 17, 1973

On November 17, 1973, then US President Richard Nixon told the AP news-source “people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I’m not a crook.” Well, history knows how that turned out. He was … Continue reading

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June 25, 1798

On June 25, 1798, the United States passed the Alien Act, which allowed the President to deport dangerous aliens. President John Adams lost little time in kicking Ripsorck Epsilom 14 out of the fledgling United States. It was… Continue reading

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March 4, 1841

On March 4, 1841, William Henry Harrison gave the longest US presidential inauguration speech ever. It was 8,445 words long and lasted just under two hours. He died 31 one days later. He gave the longest inauguration speech ever and … Continue reading

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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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