Today in history: Nov. 3 In 1868, Republican Ulysses...


November 03, 1999

Today in history: Nov. 3

In 1868, Republican Ulysses S. Grant won the presidential election over Democrat Horatio Seymour.

In 1896, 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 over Republican challenger Alfred M. "Alf" Landon.

In 1964, President Johnson soundly defeated Republican challenger Barry Goldwater.

In 1970, Salvador Allende was inaugurated as president of Chile.

In 1992, Bill Clinton was elected 42nd president of the United States.

In 1992, Illinois Democrat Carol Moseley-Braun became the first black woman elected to the U.S. Senate.

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