Fun Fact of the Day: Between 1912 and 1948, art competitions were a part of the Olympics. Medals were awarded for architecture, music, painting, and sculpture.
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.