Today in History
August 03, 1923
Oath of Office
A day after Warren G. Harding's unexpected death, Calvin Coolidge becomes the United States' 30th president. He takes the oath of office by kerosene light at 2:47 AM at his family home in Plymouth, Vermont. Coolidge's father, a notary public, administers the oath. Coolidge, who successfully cleans up the scandals of the Harding administration, wins the next year's presidential election by a landslide.
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