- 1923Coolidge has airtimeA presidential address was broadcast on the radio for the first time when Calvin Coolidge spoke before Congress.
Construction of the Washington Monument was completed.
Jefferson Davis, the first and only president of the Confederate States of America, died in New Orleans.
French impressionist painter Claude Monet died at age 86.
Gerald Ford was sworn in as vice president, replacing Spiro T. Agnew.
The destruction of a mosque in India by Hindu extremists set off two months of Muslim-Hindu fighting that claimed at least 2,000 lives.
Hugo Chavez elected president of Venezuela.
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