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Today in
U.S. President History


1916 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson made a speech at the Leauge to Enforce Peace meeting in Washington, DC. He said that the U.S. would be willing to join in an organization that would ensure the freedom of the seas, protect all small countries from aggression and stop wars begun in violation of treaties. Former U.S. President Taft was the president of the league.

1941 - U.S. President Roosevelt proclaimed an "unlimited national emergency" amid rising world tension.

1967 - The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy was christened by Jaqueline Kennedy.

1986 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan ordered two Poseidon-class submarines be dismantled.

1997 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the sexual harassment suit filed by Paula Jones could continue while President Clinton was in office.




U.S. President Quotes

"When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal."
- Richard M. Nixon



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