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...inundating the northeastern United States, resulting in about 400 deaths. In 1930, former President and Chief Justice William Howard Taft was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Lend-Lease Bill...

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Tongass timeline

...island. There are 11 ranches on the Tongass by 1920. 1910: The Sitka National Monument is created by President William Howard Taft. 1918: High-quality spruce is harvested at Lituya Bay and Howkan on Long Island and used for wartime aircraft...

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This Day in History

...collapsing triggered a stampede. In 1922, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, by Chief Justice William Howard Taft. In 1958, unidentified soldiers killed in World War II and the Korean conflict were buried at Arlington National...

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What a year! Dave Barry looks back

...special prosecutor Kenneth Starr, who has by this point traced the Whitewater scandal back to the administration of William Howard Taft. News reports leak out that a woman named Linda Tripp has provided Starr's office with compelling evidence that...

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This Day in History

...Ray Harroun was the winner. In 1922, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated by President Harding, Chief Justice William Howard Taft and Robert Todd Lincoln. In 1937, 10 people were killed when police fired on steelworkers demonstrating near the...

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This Day in History

...Revolution. In 1789, the U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs was renamed the Department of State. In 1857, William Howard Taft - who served as president of the United States and as U.S. chief justice - was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. In...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...special prosecutor Kenneth Starr, who has by this point traced the Whitewater scandal back to the administration of William Howard Taft. News reports leak out that a woman named Linda Tripp has provided Starr's office with compelling evidence that...

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This Day in History

...Constitution, providing for a federal income tax, was ratified. In 1930, the chief justice of the United States, William Howard Taft, resigned for health reasons. In 1959, a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, claimed the lives of rock 'n...

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This Day in History

...Republican William McKinley defeated Democrat William Jennings Bryan for the presidency. In 1908, Republican William Howard Taft was elected president, outpolling William Jennings Bryan. In 1936, President Roosevelt won a landslide election...

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This Day in History

...Revolution. In 1789, the U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs was renamed the Department of State. In 1857, William Howard Taft - who served as president of the United States and as U.S. chief justice - was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. In...

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