Inauguration Trivia

Inauguration Trivia

As the United States prepares for the transfer of power between presidents, it’s a good time to pause and remember some interesting facts about previous inaugurations. Prior to 1937, the president was inaugurated on March 4 following the November election.  That...
Who Were Our Best & Worst Ex-Presidents?

Who Were Our Best & Worst Ex-Presidents?

Our presidents have taken different paths during their post-presidential years, with some contributing significantly to the nation, while others took counterproductive actions.  Some we would argue were excellent ex-presidents, while others caused significant problems...
Can You Name the 10 Incumbent Presidents Who Were Defeated for Election?

Can You Name the 10 Incumbent Presidents Who Were Defeated for Election?

In our nation’s history, ten incumbent Presidents have been defeated at the polls when seeking a second term in the White House. Here’s the list of the unfortunate Presidents who were rejected by the voters: Election Year   Defeated President        ...

Herbert Hoover’s 137th Birthday

Herbert Hoover Herbert Clark Hoover, the nation’s 31st president, was born on August 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa.  The Great Humanitarian, who served just one term, died on October 20, 1964, at age 90. Widely touted for his engineering expertise and...