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Today in
U.S. President History

1868 - The U.S. Senate was organized into a court of impeachment to decide charges against President Andrew Johnson.

1877 - Mary Clemmer used the term "First Lady" to describe Lucy Hayes. It was the first time the term was used to describe a current President's wife.

1933 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered a four-day bank holiday in order to stop large amounts of money from being withdrawn from banks.

1977 - U.S. President Jimmy Carter appeared on CBS News with Walter Cronkite for the first "Dial-a-President" radio talk show.

1993 - Cuban President Fidel Castro said that Hillary Clinton is "a beautiful woman."

2001 - U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney underwent an angioplasty for a partially blocked artery after going to a hospital with chest pains.

2002 - U.S. President George W. Bush imposed tariffs up to 30 percent on steel imports.


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"Rejoice in your freedom, sample the full richness of the opportunities that lie before you. Help one another, trust in yourselves, and have faith in God, and you'll find more joy and happiness than you could imagine."
- President Reagan, December 16, 1988