History Stories
CATEGORY: Presidents' Day
Which American President Was the First to be Photographed?
February 16, 2018

Hint: He was also the first to marry a woman born outside the United States. Read More

A Brief History of Presidential Drinking
February 13, 2015

Explore the boozy history of America’s chief executives with the author of a book on presidential vices. Read More

Five Presidents’ Rocky Roads to the White House
February 20, 2012

This Presidents’ Day, check out the obstacles that five of our commanders-in-chief overcame on their way to the Oval Office. Read More

All the Presidents’ Birthdays
February 17, 2012

In honor of Presidents’ Day, here’s a look at some unusual ways the commanders-in-chief have spent their special day. Read More