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Franklin D. Roosevelt Timeline


Short Biography of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Lifespan: 1882 - 1945
Born on January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York
Franklin D. Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945 (aged 63) in Warm Springs, Georgia
Thirty-second President of America - His term in office was from 1933 to 1945

Why was Franklin D. Roosevelt famous?
Franklin D. Roosevelt was famous as the thirty-second President of the United States of America and the only President to serve more then two terms. He led the nation out of the Great Depression and towards victory in World War II.

The next US President was Harry S. Truman.

1882

 

Franklin D. Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York

1904

 

Panama Canal Zone acquired

1905

 

Franklin Roosevelt was married to Anna Eleanor Roosevelton March 17, 1905 They had 6 children

1908

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)  established

1911-13

 

Franklin D. Roosevelt became Member of New York State Legislature, 1911-13

1913-20

 

Franklin D. Roosevelt became Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1913-20

1917

 US enters World War I

1919

 

Treaty of Versailles

1924

 

Indian Reorganization Act

1927

 

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

1929

 

Great Depression begins

1929-33

 

Franklin D. Roosevelt became Governor of New York, 1929-33

1932

 Amelia Earhart flies across Atlantic Ocean

1933

 

1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt became the President of the United States of America

1933

 

Twenty-First Amendment - Repeal of Prohibition (1933)
New Deal policies including the creation of the CCC, NRA, and TVA brought about the beginnings of a national recovery (1933-1935)

1934

 

Dust Bowl begins

1935

 

Social Security Act (1935)

1937

 

Court Packing Plan (1937)

1939

 

World War II (1939-1945)

1941

 

Pearl Harbor attacked; US enters World War II (1941)

1945

 

Yalta Conference (1945)

1945

 

President Roosevelt died of cerebral haemorrhage on April 12, 1945 at the Little White House in his cottage at Warm Springs, Georgia. He was buried in the Rose Garden at his estate in Hyde Park.

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