Daniel Webster @ Franklin, New Hampshire
Born January 18, 1782 Senator from Massachusetts Secretary of State under Presidents Harrison, Tyler and Fillmore Webster’s “Seventh of March” speech in defense of the [...]
Joseph Hewes @ Princeon, New Jersey
Born: January 23, 1730 Representing North Carolina at the Continental Congress
Ratified on January 23, 1964, this amendment abolishes the poll tax, which originally had been instituted in 11 southern states after Reconstruction to make it [...]
General Douglas MacArthur @ Little Rock, Arkansas
Born January 26, 1880 MacArthur fought in World War I, World War II and the Korean War. He officially accepted Japan’s surrender in WWII.
Julia Grant @ St. Lois, Missouri
Born January 26, 1826 Wife to President Ulysses S. Grant.
Louisiana secedes from the Union @ Louisiana
On January 26, 1861, Louisiana is the sixth of eleven states to secede from the Union