February 4 1945 – Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin Gather for the Yalta Conference

February 4 1945 – Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin Gather for the Yalta ConferenceRate this post With the German Army on the run after the Battle of the Bulge, leaders of the Allied Powers met at Yalta on the coast of the Black Sea to lay out a plan for post-war Europe on February 4, 1945. As British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin sat down at the Livadia Palace in the Crimea, the course to victory in Europe and Asia — and, in many ways, the foundation for the Cold War — would be created. […]

February 4 1789 – George Washington is unanimously elected the first President of the US

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February 4 1789 – George Washington is unanimously elected the first President of the USRate this post On February 4, 1789, George Washington was elected to be the first President of the United States of America – the only president to have won unanimously at the presidential elections. During the course of his military career, Washington had earned a formidable reputation. He had served during the Seven Years’ War and was referred to as the “Colonel of the Virginia Regiment and Commander in Chief of all forces now raised in the defense of His Majesty’s Colony”. His powerful leadership became evident as the original colonies started to resist the British. […]