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 had the shortest term as President, ever. Karma? Maybe.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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