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Calvin Coolidge Timeline

Short Biography of President Calvin Coolidge
Lifespan: 1872 - 1933
Born on July 4, 1872 in Plymouth Notch, Vermont
Calvin Coolidge died on January 5, 1933 at The Beeches, in Northampton
Thirtieth President of America - His term in office was from 1923 to 1929

Why was Calvin Coolidge famous?
Calvin Coolidge was famous as the thirtieth President of the United States of America during a period of economic prosperity. His policy was that government should interfere as little as possible with businesses and individuals and he therefore ignored signs that the stock market was likely to collapse.

The next US President was Herbert Hoover.

1872

 

Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4, 1872 in Plymouth Notch, Vermont

1896

 

Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

1898

 

Spanish-American War

1899 - 1904

 

Calvin Coolidge became Northampton, MA City Councilman, 1899, City Solicitor, 1900-01 and Clerk of Courts, 1904

1904

 

Panama Canal Zone acquired

1905

 

Calvin Coolidge was married to Grace Anna Goodhue on October 4, 1905. They had 2 Children

1907-08

 

Calvin Coolidge became Member of Massachusetts Legislature, 1907-08

1908

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)  established

1910-11

 

Calvin Coolidge became Mayor of Northampton, MA, 1910-11

1912-15

 

Calvin Coolidge became Member of Massachusetts Legislature, 1912-15

1916-18

 

Calvin Coolidge became Lieutenant-Governor of Massachusetts, 1916-18

1917

 

US enters World War I

1919

 

Treaty of Versailles

1919-20

 

Calvin Coolidge became Governor of Massachusetts, 1919-20

1921-23

 

Calvin Coolidge became Vice President, 1921-23 (under Harding)

1923

 

1923 Calvin Coolidge became the President of the United States of America

1924

 

Indian Reorganization Act
Immigration Act of 1924
Revenue Acts of 1924 and 1926

1927

 

Indian Reorganization Act
Charles Lindbergh makes first trans-Atlantic flight
The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson is the first "talkie" to be released

1928

 

Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928) renouncing war as a solution to resolving international differences

1929

 

Great Depression begins

1929

 

1929 The Presidency of Calvin Coolidge ended

1932

 

Amelia Earhart flies across Atlantic Ocean

1933

 

Calvin Coolidge died of heart failure on January 5, 1933 at The Beeches, in Northampton. He was buried at Plymouth Notch, Vermont.

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