Today in History: FDR took office as president
By The Associated Press
Today is Monday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2019. There are 302 days left in the year.
On March 4, 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt took office as America’s 32nd president.
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In 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
In 1793, George Washington was sworn in for a second term as president of the United States during a ceremony in Philadelphia.
In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated for a second term of office; with the end of the Civil War in sight, Lincoln declared: “With malice toward none, with charity for all.”
In 1913, the “Buffalo nickel” officially went into circulation.
In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge’s inauguration was broadcast live on 21 radio stations coast-to-coast.
In 1952, Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis were married in San Fernando Valley, California.
In 1974, the first issue of People magazine, then called People Weekly, was published by Time-Life Inc.; on the cover was actress Mia Farrow.