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IT WAS A RECORD THIRD TIME WIN!

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On this day in 1940, Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt (left) was
reelected president of the United States for a record third time, 
handily defeating his Republican challenger, Thomas Dewey
(right), the governor of
New York

    
     
     
      
     
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NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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On this day in 2000, America’s Presidential vote faced limbo. There
was no winner named until more than a month later.

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A Florida election official tries to figure out a voter’s intentions.

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Also on this day in 2000, Hillary Rodham Clinton made history when
she became the first president’s wife to win public office. The state
of New York elected her to the
U.S. Senate
. (New York).

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Hillary Rodham Clinton is sworn in as a United States Senator by
Vice President
Al Gore in the Old Senate Chamber, as President
Clinton and daughter Chelsea look on, January 3, 2001.

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The middle section of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington
state collapsed during a windstorm on this day in 1940. The third
longest suspension span in the world opened to traffic on July 1,
1940.

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Tacoma Narrows Bridge as it looks today.

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REMINDER FROM PDX RETRO ~

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On this day in 1860 Abraham Lincoln was elected to be the sixteenth president of the United States in a four-way race ad the American
Civil War nears.

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Election poster, campaign of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin, 1860, lithograph.

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The American Civil War (1861-1865)

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On this day in 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt won an
unprecedented third term in office.

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The U.S. presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968. The Republican nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon,
defeated the Democratic nominee, incumbent Vice President
Hubert Humphrey.

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After more than a year out of the ring, on this day in 1994, George
Foreman took on the new champ, Michael Moorer, and knocked
him out in the 10th round. With the victory, at the age of 45, he
became the oldest fighter ever to win the heavyweight crown
as well as the boxer with the most time between one world
championship and the next. Foreman ultimately retired in 1997
after compiling an amazing 76-5 career record.

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George Edward Foreman turned 69 in January.

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