Franklin D Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a member of the Democratic Party, won a record four presidential elections and lead America through the Great Depression and most of World War II. Franklin D Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 denied 117,000 people of Japanese descent, two-thirds of whom were native-born citizens, their rights protected by the US constitution and imprisoned them in Relocation Center. - AsNotedIn

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32nd President of the United States: 4 March 1933 - 12 April 1945 Democratic Party 1910 1945

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
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Significant name US Post Office-Hyde Park Hyde Park, NY
Significant name Pine Mountain State Park Pine Mountain
Significant name Eleanor Roosevelt School Warm Springs
1882/01/30 Franklin Roosevelt is born at Springwood. Born Home of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site Hyde Park, NY
1905/03/17 Eleanor Roosevelt marries Franklin Roosevelt in New York Groom Ludlow-Parish Houses New York City Marriage of Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt
1909/00/00 Roosevelt summer home 1909-1921 Home Roosevelt Cottage Campobello Island
1913/03/12 Franklin Delano Roosevelt receives the nomination to become Woodrow Wilson's Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Life
1913/03/17 Franklin Delano Roosevelt is confirmed as Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Confirmed unanimously by the Senate, Roosevelt is the youngest Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Work Eisenhower Executive Office Building Washington, DC
1914/07/29 Cape Cod Canal ceremoniously opens as a privately operated toll waterway Dignitary Cape Cod Canal
1918/09/00 Aboard the USS Leviathan, close to one-sixth of the men onboard contract influenza, claiming almost 2,000 lives. After docking in America, a severely weakened FDR is carried off the ship on a stretcher and transported via ambulance to his mother's home. Sickened Influenza Pandemic of 1918
1918/10/00 Franklin D Roosevelt recuperates from influenza at his mother's home in New York. Health Sara Delano Roosevelt Memorial House New York City Influenza Pandemic of 1918
1921/08/00 Early August, Franklin dives into the Bay of Fundy and he begins experiencing paralysis in his legs that, over the next two weeks, will move to his chest. Health Roosevelt Cottage Campobello Island
1929/07/04 Governor Franklin D Roosevelt speaks at the dedication of The Tammany Society's at "wigwam" on Union Square, NYC. Dignitary Tammany Hall Building, NYC New York City
1931/05/01 The Empire State Building opens when President Hoover turns on the lights with the push of a button from Washington, DC. Jimmy Walker, NY Governor FDR and Al Smith at the ceremony in NYC, along with 350 other guests, enjoy a luncheon on the 86th floor. Dignitary Empire State Building, NYC New York City
1931/12/07 Charles R Crane and James Farley stand behind FDR who is signs a document. Significant name Warm Springs Historic District Warm Springs
1932/00/00 President Franklin Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor attend Sunday morning service at St Marks Episcopal Church in Cheyenne. Faith St Mark's Episcopal Church Cheyenne
1933/00/00 The hotel is able to keep the exact ingredients Parker House Roll secret until Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt request that the recipe is sent to them in Washington. Life Parker House Boston Parker House Roll
1933/00/00 President Franklin D Roosevelt visits Camp Hoover, but does not stay because its rugged terrain proves too difficult to navigate. Visitor Camp Hoover Shenandoah National Park
1933/00/00 George Biddle makes a proposal to former classmate, FDR, that the Federal Government support mural painting as a means of embellishing public buildings and providing employment for artists. US President
1933/03/04 32nd President of the United States: 4 March 1933 - 12 April 1945 The White House Washington, DC
1933/06/00 FDR offers the men of the Second Bonus March a job in his newly created Forest Army, a project which later became the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Of the 3,000 marchers, 2,657 accepted FDR's offer. US President Fort Hunt Mt Vernon, VA
1933/11/09 Using Executive Order No 6420B, President Roosevelt establishes the Civil Works Administration, a short term jobs relief program, under Title II of the National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933. Harry Hopkins is selected to lead the CWA. US President
1934/00/00 George Rogers Clark Memorial dedicated Presider Old Fort Harrod State Park Harrodsburg
1934/07/19 USS Macon's scout planes locate the USS Houston in the mid Pacific and deliver President Roosevelt bundles of the previous day's San Francisco newspapers. Visitor Fate of the USS Macon
1934/07/19 USS Macon's scout planes locate the USS Houston in the mid Pacific and deliver President Roosevelt bundles of the previous day's San Francisco newspapers. Visitor FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/24 Roosevelt spends the day fishing from the USS Houston, near Kailua-Kona Visitor Kailua-Kona Hawaii FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/25 USS Houston arrives at Pier 2 (521 Ala Moana Blvd), Honolulu Harbor, FDR is welcomed by more than 60,000 people Visitor Honolulu Harbor FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/25 FDR's retinue travel the Pali Hwy to tour the Ohu's North Shore. Visitor Nu'uanu Pali State Wayside Honolulu FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/25 Commander in Chief Roosevelt reviews 15,000 troops at Schofield Barracks Visitor Schofield Barracks Hawaii FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/25 Territorial Governor of Hawaii, Joseph Poindexter, host a diner for President Roosevelt at Washington Place. Visitor Washington Place Honolulu FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/25 FDR stays at Royal Hawaiian Hotel July 25th - 27th. He attends a luau and Olympic swimmer, Duke Kahanamoku, teaches his sons to surf. Visitor Royal Hawaiian Hotel Honolulu FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/26 Roosevelt visits Pearl Harbor Visitor Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Hawaii FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/26 Roosevelt visits Pearl Harbor Visitor Pearl City Peninsula Pearl City FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/27 FDR spends an hour with Harvard classmate, Walter Dillingham, at La Pietra. Visitor La Pietra Honolulu FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/07/28 FDR plants a kukui tree at the Iolani Palace and departs Hawaii just before noon. Visitor Iolani Palace Honolulu FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1934/08/03 President Franklin D Roosevelt visits Bonneville Dam where over 3,000 workers are working in non-stop eight-hour shifts. US President Bonneville Dam Historic District North Bonneville
1934/08/03 President Franklin D Roosevelt visits Bonneville Dam where over 3,000 workers are working in non-stop eight-hour shifts. US President Bonneville Dam Historic District Bonneville
1934/08/03 President Franklin Roosevelt visits Grand Coulee Dam work area. US President Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River Grand Coulee, WA
1934/08/05 I have been back on the soil of the continental United States for three days after most interesting visits to our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Canal Zone and the Territory of Hawaii. - FDR radio address, Two Medicine Chalet US President Two Medicine General Store Glacier National Park
1935/03/27 In the East Room of the White house, President Roosevelt slips the Congressional Medal of Honor over the head of Adolphus Greely. "You richly merit this, General Greely", say FDR shaking the General's hand. US President White House East Room The White House
1935/05/06 The Works Progress Administration (WPA) is created by executive order using 1.4 billion dollars in funding from the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act. The agency is designed to employ unskilled men to carry out public works infrastructure projects. President
1935/09/30 President Franklin Roosevelt dedicates Hoover Dam Dignitary Hoover Dam Lake Mead National Recreation Area
1935/09/30 President Franklin Roosevelt dedicates Hoover Dam Dignitary Hoover Dam Boulder City
1936/00/00 President Roosevelt and Borglum make statements at the dedication of the Jefferson portrait. Senator Norbeck, suffering from cancer of the tongue and jaw, stood by mutely. US President Mount Rushmore National Memorial South Dakota
1936/00/00 US Coast Guard Cutter Electra is converted to serve as the presidential yacht and commissioned into the US Navy. US President USS POTOMAC (yacht) Oakland
1936/04/16 President Roosevelt dedicates the Main Interior Building as "symbolical of the Nation's vast resources" and the "cornerstone of a conservation policy that will guarantee the richness of their heritage," while Ickes saw it as a "symbol of a new day." Dignitary US Department of the Interior Building Washington, DC
1936/06/15 Eleanor and Franklin Delano Roosevelt visit Henry Couch, state chairman of the 1936 Arkansas centennial celebration. Visitor Couchwood Estate Malvern
1937/09/00 FDR gives a speech to 10,000 people assembled at the depot in Casper in September 1937. US President Casper Wyoming
1937/09/00 FDR visits the Tetons. Visitor Grand Teton National Park Wyoming
1937/09/00 FDR visits Yellowstone. Visitor Yellowstone National Park Wyoming
1937/09/00 FDR visits Yellowstone. Visitor Yellowstone National Park Montana
1937/09/30 Franklin Roosevelt spends the night in a cabin (razed) at Lake Cresent Lodge Visitor Lake Crescent Lodge Olympic National Park
1937/10/01 Franklin Roosevelt spends the night at Lake Quinault Lodge Visitor Lake Quinault Lodge Quinault
1937/10/02 President Franklin D Roosevelt visits to the Grand Coulee Dam construction site. US President Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River Grand Coulee, WA
1938/00/00 Construction begins on a residence designed by Franklin D Roosevelt to accommodate his wheelchair. Architect Top Cottage Hyde Park, NY
1938/07/16 On a re-election campaign swing through the west, Franklin D Roosevelt is greeted by a crowds waving from the sidewalks along Coast Highway as he passes through Laguna Beach en route to San Diego. Visitor Laguna Beach, CA California
1938/08/18 American President Franklin Roosevelt and Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King officially open the bridges to an estimated crowd of over 25,000 people at the border, while thousands more line the motorcade enroute as it proceeded to the ceremonial site. Dignitary Thousand Islands Bridge, US-CN Lansdowne, CA-ON
1938/08/18 American President Franklin Roosevelt and Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King officially open the bridges to an estimated crowd of over 25,000 people at the border, while thousands more line the motorcade enroute as it proceeded to the ceremonial site. Dignitary Thousand Islands Bridge, US-CN Alexandria, NY
1938/12/05 Franklin Roosevelt lands at Owens Field, he is met by Governor Olin D Johnston and Columbia Mayor Lawrence B Owens Visitor Curtiss-Wright Hangar Columbia
1939/04/30 Opening Day Ceremony Speaker 1939 New York World's Fair Grounds New York City 1939 New York World's Fair
1939/06/08 Guests assemble in the White House's East Room before moving to the State Dining Room for dinner, served on a gold table service in use since the Madison administration. Host White House East Room The White House King George VI and Queen Elizabeth State Visit of Canada
1939/06/08 Guests assemble in the White House's East Room before moving to the State Dining Room for dinner, served on a gold table service in use since the Madison administration. Host White House East Room The White House King George and Queen Elizabeth Whitehouse Banquet
1939/06/09 President Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt take George VI and Queen Elizabeth on the USS Potomac from Washington, DC, to George Washington's home at Mount Vernon. Host USS POTOMAC (yacht) Oakland King George VI and Queen Elizabeth State Visit of Canada
1939/06/11 King George and Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon MacKenzie King ride with Franklin D Roosevelt in the president's car as they are driven away from St James Church. Host St James Episcopal Church, Hyde Park Hyde Park, NY King George VI and Queen Elizabeth State Visit of Canada
1939/06/11 Frank Roosevelt cooks hot dogs for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. They also serve Virginia ham, cold turkey, sausages (hot), cranberry jelly, green salad, rolls and strawberry shortcake. Host Top Cottage Hyde Park, NY Hot dog King George VI and Queen Elizabeth State Visit of Canada
1939/10/14 Franklin Roosevelt and Senator Harry S Truman visit the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial site during the dedication of the St Louis Soldiers Memorial. Dignitary Jefferson National Expansion Memorial City of St Louis
1939/12/15 Cornerstone of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial is laid by Franklin Roosevelt. Dignitary Thomas Jefferson Memorial Washington, DC
1940/08/02 Churchill finalizes the "Destroyers for Bases" agreement with President Roosevelt in which Britain obtains fifty American destroyers in exchange for leases on bases in the West Indies, Bermuda and Newfoundland. US President
1941/03/17 Designed by John R Pope, the new building (West Building) is completed and accepted by President Franklin D Roosevelt on behalf of the American people during an evening of ceremonies attended by 8,822 people. US President National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Washington, DC
1941/08/07 The heavy cruiser USS AUGUSTA carrying President Franklin D Roosevelt anchors at Little Placentia Bay off US Naval Station Argentia. Roosevelt inspects the base construction progress and does some fishing. US President Placentia Newfoundland and Labrador
1942/02/19 Franklin D Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9066, authorizing military commanders to relocate "any or all persons" at their discretion. President The White House Washington, DC Aleut Evacuation and Internment
1942/02/19 Franklin D Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9066, authorizing military commanders to relocate "any or all persons" at their discretion. President The White House Washington, DC Internment of Americans with Foreign Enemy Ancestry
1942/03/09 Roosevelt signs Law 503 (passed after 60 minutes of debate in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House) which makes violations of military orders a misdemeanor punishable by up to $5,000 in fines and one year in prison. President Internment of Americans with Foreign Enemy Ancestry
1942/03/21 On the president's desk by March 20, FDR signs Public Law 503 to enforce EO 9066. Ellis Island will serve as an internment camp throughout WW II - detaining thousands, mostly Germans along with Italians and Japanese. President Ellis Island Immigration Depot Statue of Liberty National Monument Internment of Americans with Foreign Enemy Ancestry
1942/06/19 Before the 2nd Washington Conference, FDR and Churchill meet at Hyde Park, June 19-20. Roosevelt would later say "Great fellow, that Churchill, if you can keep up with him". US President Home of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site Hyde Park, NY
1942/06/27 Crown Princess Martha of Norway, King George II of Greece and others socialize on the porch of Top Cottage with FDR. Host Top Cottage Hyde Park, NY
1942/11/00 President Roosevelt intervenes with the IRS, telling them not to investigate Herman Brown or 'Brown and Root' for tax evasion and to settle the case. President Brown and Root and Johnson
1942/12/25 President Roosevelt attends Christmas service at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC. Faith Church of the Epiphany Washington, DC
1943/01/14 January 14-24. At the Casablanca Conference, Churchill and President Roosevelt decide on a policy of "unconditional surrender" for the enemy. US President
1943/05/11 May 11-25. At the second Washington Conference, Churchill and Roosevelt agree to delay the invasion of France in May 1944. US President
1943/11/00 November-December. At the Cairo Conference Churchill and Roosevelt are joined by Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek in discussions of allied strategy. US President
1943/11/28 November 28-December 1. At the Tehran Conference Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin meet together for the first time. US President
1943/12/17 President Franklin D Roosevelt signs the Magnuson Act, repealing the Chinese Exclusion Act. US President Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)
1944/00/00 In Spring 1944, President Roosevelt takes a month-long working vacation at Hobcaw House. Guest Hobcaw Barony Georgetown, SC
1944/07/26 Admiral Chester Nimitz and General Douglas MacArthur meet with President Roosevelt at Pearl Harbor aboard the cruiser USS Baltimore. Commander-in-Chief World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument - Hawaii Pearl Harbor Honolulu Conference
1944/07/27 Douglas MacArthur, Chester Nimitz and Chief of Staff Admiral Leahy meet with Roosevelt at the Waikiki home of Fleischmann's Yeast heir Christian Holmes. From 1946 to 1969 the home was the Queen's Surf Restaurant and Barefoot bar, razed 1971. Commander-in-Chief Honolulu Conference
1944/07/28 Roosevelt approves Douglas MacArthur's plan to liberate the Philippines and for Admiral Nimitz to attack the Japanese home islands via the Central Pacific. Commander-in-Chief Honolulu Conference
1944/09/12 September 12-16. At the Second Quebec Conference, Churchill and Roosevelt meet to discuss Allied strategy and plan for the post-war occupation of Germany. US President
1945/02/02 UK Prime Minister Churchill meets with US President Roosevelt and the Combined Chiefs of Staff aboard the USS Quincy at the Grand Harbour, Malta. US President City of Valletta Malta
1945/02/04 February 4-11. Churchill attends Yalta Conference with President Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin. US President
1945/02/15 Churchill meets with Roosevelt aboard an American cruiser in the harbour at Alexandria, Egypt. US President
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