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U.S. President History

1735 - John Adams, the second President of the United States, was born in Braintree, MA. His son became the sixth President of the U.S.

1972 - U.S. President Richard Nixon approved legislation to increase Social Security spending by $5.3 billion.

1975 - The New York Daily News ran the headline "Ford to City - Drop Dead." The headline came a day after U.S. President Gerald R. Ford said he would veto any proposed federal bailout of New York City.

2001 - In New York City, U.S. President George W. Bush threw out the first pitch at Game 3 of the World Series between the New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks.

2002 - U.S. President George W. Bush signed an act that renamed the Oakwood Postal Station in Los Angeles the Nat King Cole Post Office.

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U.S. President Quotes

"Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion... in private self-defense."
- U.S. President John Adams