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  • Franklin D Roosevelt Birth Date

    Franklin D Roosevelt Birth Date
    he was born in Hyde Park, New York
  • Harvard

    Roosevelt receives a bachelors degree in history from Harvard University.
  • Colombia Law School

    Colombia Law School
    Roosevelt enters Columbia Law School. Though he did not complete his degree, he passes the New York Bar examination.
  • Senate

    Roosevelt is elected to New York State Senate, representing Dutchess, Columbia and Putnam counties.
  • Secretary

    Roosevelt is sworn in as Assistant Secretary of the Navy under President Woodrow Wilson.
  • US Senate

    US Senate
    Roosevelt is defeated in Democratic primary for United States Senate.
  • Vice President

    Vice President
    Roosevelt is nominated for Vice President on the ticket with James Cox, but he is defeated in the election on November 2.
  • Polio

    Roosevelt is stricken with polio at Campobello in New Brunswick, Canada.
  • Governor of New York

    Governor of New York
    Roosevelt is elected Governor of New York State.
  • President

    Roosevelt is elected President of the United States, defeating Herbert Hoover.
  • 2nd term

    2nd term
    Roosevelt is re-elected President, defeating Alfred M. Landon of Kansas.
  • 3rd Term

    3rd Term
    Roosevelt is re-elected for an unprecedented third term as President, defeating Wendell Willkie.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor. On the next day, Roosevelt asked Congress to acknowledge the state of war and declared the Japanese attack “a date which will live in infamy.”
  • 4th term

    4th term
    Roosevelt is re-elected President for fourth term, defeating Thomas E. Dewey.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt Death

    Franklin D Roosevelt Death
    He died at Warm Springs, Georgia. He was aged 63