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U.S. President History

1922 - Warren G. Harding became the first U.S. president to be heard on radio. The event was the dedication of the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry.

1941 - U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt ordered the freezing of all German and Italian assets in the U.S.

1946 - Donald J. Trump was born. He became the 45th President of the United States.

1954 - U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed an order adding the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance.

1966 - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Coulee Dam bill. The bill created the world's largest power plant.

1989 - Former U.S. President Reagan received an honorary knighthood from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.

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U.S. President Quotes

"America and our allies are fighting a new kind of war against a different kind of enemy. This conflict places great demands on the men and women of our armed forces, including our Guard and Reserve.... No enemy or friend can doubt that America has the resources to prevail, and we will."
- U.S. President George W. Bush on August 5, 2004