HEALTH CHARITY FORMED ON THIS DATE IN 1938

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The MARCH OF DIMES campaign to fight polio was founded by President
Franklin D. Roosevelt. He had contracted polio himself at the age of 39.

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President Roosevelt and Basil O’Conner, organizer of the MARCH OF
DIMES campaign, count dimes at the White House. 

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                                    Poster from the 1950’s  

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                The silver Roosevelt dime first issued in 1946

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WAR STRATEGY DISCUSSED ON THIS DATE IN 1941

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British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, left,  and President Franklin D.
Roosevelt, center, are pictured during their first  joint press conference 
in the White House oval office. Issues relating to the war effort were
discussed following America’s entry into World War ll in the aftermath 
of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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PRESIDENT TAYLOR BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1784

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                               The White House in the 1800’s

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Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States.
He was in office from March 4, 1849 to July, 1850, when he
died prematurely at age 65.The cause of  death is unknown. 

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FIRST SPACE TRAVELER BORN ON THIS DATE

ALAN MAIN
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Alan B. Shepard,The first American Astronaut to travel
in space, was born on this date in 1923. In 1971 Alan
Commanded the Apollo 14 mission and was the fifth
person to walk on the moon. Shepard died of
Leukemia on July 21, 1998. He was 74.

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congrats by presdident.                              
Alan being congratulated by President Kennedy 
at the White House.

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