Back To Mobile Site

On this day: August 2

POSTED: 01:10 PM PDT Aug 01, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 01, 2013 

America formally declares its independence, the U.S. Census is born, a president dies, JFK becomes a hero, and a young Robert Zimmerman changes his name, all on this day.

OTD August 2 - Harding Coolidge
10 / 33
Library of Congress

1923: President Warren G. Harding (left), who had been suffering from a respiratory illness believed to be pneumonia, shudders and drops dead in the middle of a conversation with his wife at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Physicians attending to him point to congestive heart failure as the cause of death. Vice President Calvin Coolidge (right) is sworn in as the 30th U.S. president.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertisement