On This Date In POTUS History
- 1777 George Washington led the Continental Army in defeat at the Battle of Germantown (PA).
- 1810 Andrew Johnson's wife, Eliza Johnson, born.
- 1822 Rutherford B. Hayes born.
- 1905 Calvin Coolidge married Grace Anna Goodhue.
- 1949 Truman's nominee to the Supreme Court, Sherman Minton, confirmed by the Senate.
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