Archive for November 19th, 2015

PRESIDENT BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1831


James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881)

Garfield was the 20th President of the United States, serving from March 4,
1881 until his assassination later that year. He had served nine terms in the
House of Representatives, and had been elected to the Senate before his
candidacy for the White House, though he declined the senator ship once
he was president-elect. He is the only sitting House member to be elected
president.


The James Garfield Monument – Lake View Cemetery, Ohio.

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FIRST COLOR COVER ON THIS DAY IN 1928


Time magazine presented its cover in color for the first time. The
subject was Japanese Emperor Hirohito.

Time, founded in 1923, has the world’s largest circulation for a weekly news
magazine, and has a readership of 25 million, 20 million of which are based
in the United States.


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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Alicia Christian
"Jodie" Foster is having her 53rd birthday today.

Foster graduated from Yale’s prestigious theater program magna cum laude
in 1985 and received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Yale in
1997.


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