A revolution led by the liberal general and politician, José Santos Zelaya, takes over state power in Nicaragua (1893)
Former U.S. President William Howard Taft is sworn in as 10th Chief Justice of SCOTUS, becoming the only person to ever be both President and Chief Justice (1921)
Franklin D. Roosevelt announces that he will run for a fourth term as President of the U.S. (1944)
b: Carl Schmitt (1888)
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