Day In History

Discover the global events and personal stories of August 22

August 22, 1902

Theodore Roosevelt: the First President to Ride in an Automobile

Theodore Roosevelt, horseman, disparages the motor car.

Warren G. Harding, by Harris & Ewing. Circa 1920. Library of Congress.
August 22, 1921

President Warren G. Harding’s Love Letters: Released by the Library of Congress

President Harding tries to get a job for his alleged mistress, Nan Britton: excessively rare documentation of their relationship.



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