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President of the United States for a Day —- The Short Presidency of David Rice Atchison.


Until  the 1930’s the terms of US Presidents and many congressmen ended on March 4th.  On the date Zachary Taylor was to be inaugurated in 1849, March 4th fell on a Sunday.  To the deeply religious Taylor, it was inappropriate to the inaugurated on a Sunday since it was the Lord’s Day, a day of religious worship and rest.  As […]