On this Day in History in 1880: 6′ (1.83 metres) of snow falls in Seattle in 5 days.
On this Day in History:
1824: Popular presidential vote 1st recorded; Andrew Jackson beats J Q Adams.
1852: Franklin Pierce elected as president of US.
1880: James A. Garfield (R) elected 20th US President.
1920: Warren G. Harding elected 29th US President.
1948: US President Harry Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas E. Dewey.
1976: Jimmy Carter (D) defeats Gerald Ford (R) for US President.
On this Day in History in 1880: The French state commissions sculptor Auguste Rodin for a large sculpted doorway ‘The Gates of Hell’ for the proposed Musée des Arts Décoratifs.