Welcome to June 27, 2014! Here are some notable events from this day in American political history.
1950: President Truman sends U.S. troops to fight the Korean War.
1974: President Richard Nixon arrives for a state visit to the Soviet Union. Nixon left office on Aug. 9.
1980: President Jimmy Carter signs draft legislation in response to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, requiring all 18-26-year-old males to complete their Selective Service registration.
Happy Birthday to…
- Former Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot turns 84.
- New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte turns 46.
Have a great weekend!