Return to Daily IQ 1960Kennedy beats NixonJohn F. Kennedy defeated Richard M. Nixon for the presidency of the United States. 1889 Montana became the 41st state. 1892 Former president Grover Cleveland beat incumbent Benjamin Harrison and became the only president to win nonconsecutive terms in the White House. 1923 Adolf Hitler attempted, and failed, to seize control of the German government in the Beer Hall Putsch. 1966 Edward W. Brooke of Massachusetts became the first African American to be elected to the U.S. Senate since Reconstruction. 1994 After a 40-year Democrat domination, the Republican Party gained control of the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as a Senate majority. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: ?