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  • New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 27, 1858

    Birth

    New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 27, 1858

    Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was born on October 27, 1858, at East 20th Street in New York City.




  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 27, 1876

    Entered Harvard

    Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 27, 1876

    When he entered Harvard College on September 27, 1876, his father advised: "Take care of your morals first, your health next, and finally your studies".




  • U.S.
    1880

    Marriage

    U.S.
    1880

    On his 22nd birthday in 1880, Roosevelt married socialite Alice Hathaway Lee.




  • New York, U.S.
    1882

    The New York State Assembly

    New York, U.S.
    1882

    Roosevelt was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., 21st D.) in 1882, 1883 and 1884.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 02, 1886

    Second Marriage

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 02, 1886

    On December 2, 1886, Roosevelt married his childhood and family friend, Edith Kermit Carow.




  • New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 08, 1898

    The 1898 New York state election

    New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 08, 1898

    The 1898 New York state election was held on November 8, 1898, to elect the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Secretary of State, the State Comptroller, the Attorney General, the State Treasurer and the State Engineer, as well as all members of the New York State Assembly and the New York State Senate.




  • U.S.
    Mar, 1901

    A Vice President

    U.S.
    Mar, 1901

    Roosevelt took office as vice president in March 1901.


  • U.S.
    Saturday Sep 14, 1901

    A President

    U.S.
    Saturday Sep 14, 1901

    The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14, 1901, when Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States upon the assassination and death of President William McKinley, and ended on March 4, 1909. Roosevelt had been the Vice President of the United States for only 194 days when he succeeded to the presidency. A Republican, he ran for and won a full four-year term as president in 1904, easily defeating Democratic nominee Alton B. Parker. After the Republican victory in the 1908 presidential election, Roosevelt was succeeded by his protégé and chosen successor, William Howard Taft.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 08, 1904

    Second Term

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 08, 1904

    The United States presidential election of 1904 was the 30th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1904. Incumbent Republican President Theodore Roosevelt defeated the Democratic nominee, Alton B. Parker. Roosevelt's victory made him the first president to win a term in his own right after having ascended to the presidency upon the death of a predecessor.


  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Monday Oct 14, 1912

    Assassination Attempt

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Monday Oct 14, 1912

    On October 14, 1912, while campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Roosevelt was shot by a saloonkeeper named John Flammang Schrank. The bullet lodged in his chest after penetrating his steel eyeglass case and passing through a thick (50 pages) single-folded copy of the speech titled "Progressive Cause Greater Than Any Individual", which he was carrying in his jacket.


  • Sagamore, Massachuesetts, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 05, 1919

    Death

    Sagamore, Massachuesetts, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 05, 1919

    On the night of January 5, 1919, Roosevelt suffered breathing problems. After receiving treatment from his physician, Dr. George W. Faller, he felt better and went to bed. Roosevelt's last words were "Please put out that light, James" to his family servant James Amos. Between 4:00 and 4:15 the next morning, Roosevelt died in his sleep at Sagamore Hill after a blood clot had detached from a vein and traveled to his lungs.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Feb 09, 1978

    Father's death

    U.S.
    Thursday Feb 09, 1978

    His father's sudden death on February 9, 1878, devastated Roosevelt, but he eventually recovered and doubled his activities. Roosevelt gave up his earlier plan of studying natural science and instead decided to attend Columbia Law School, moving back into his family's home in New York City.


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