James A. Garfield

The First Left-handed President Was Ambidextrous and Multilingual

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Sarah Pruitt<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2018<p>Title<p>The First Left-handed President Was Ambidextrous and …

Civil Service

Tim Ryan, potential 2020 Democrat, courts the 'wellness' vote

SAN DIEGO — Tim Ryan might run for president. Or House speaker. Or both.<p>But coalition building is important no matter where your aspirations lie. So in one of the earliest displays of micro-targeting in the pre-2020 campaign, the Ohio congressman climbed onto a stage in California this week to …

Politics

8 presidents you had no idea were left-handed

For much of history, left-handedness was looked down upon, and often lefties were forced into becoming righties.<p>Thus, only a handful of presidents have been left-handed, though the number of lefties has increased dramatically over the last 50 years, as left-handedness has become widely …

U.S. Politics

American Experience

Racial Inequality<p>In the only major speech of his presidential campaign, Garfield spoke to 50,000 in New York on the issue closest to his heart: the …

African-American News

Polydream beats James Garfield in the Prix Maurice de Gheest to deny trainer George Scott his first Group 1 victory

There was French heartbreak for trainer George Scott on Sunday when the Newmarket handler was denied his first Group 1 prize by the dramatic …

Horse Racing

Polydream Nabs James Garfield in Prix Maurice de Gheest

James Garfield looked to have the Aug. 5 Prix Maurice de Gheest (G1) all but put away when the Oasis Dream filly Polydream caught him at the finish …

Horse Racing

Kimball House Reflects Classical Architecture, Luxury Interior

This Wow House had a head-to-toe multi-million dollar renovation.<p>BRONXVILLE, NY — You'll feel like the mayor of Bronxville if you buy this house, …

Architecture

Oldest Trick for the Books

If you blinked, you missed it. Professor Panos Mourdoukoutas wrote an op-ed for Forbes entitled “Amazon Should Replace Local Libraries to Save …

Webcomics

Dayton national park could get over $1.8M from Portman proposal

A National Parks Service bill proposed by Sen. Rob Portman could address a $12 billion backlog of deferred maintenance at National Parks and would …

National Parks

James Garfield aimed at Deauville

Connections of James Garfield are keen on having a crack at the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville on August 5.<p>The George Scott-trained colt, owned …

Horse Racing

James Garfield set French Group 1 mission after encouraging trainer George Scott at Royal Ascot

<b>JAMES Garfield has been set a French mission after an encouraging run at Royal Ascot in the Jersey Stakes.</b><p>The Prix Maurice de Gheest has been …

Horse Racing

Today in History for July 2nd

Civil Rights

Daily almanac for Monday, July 2, 2018

Daily almanac for Monday, July 2, 2018<p>Today is Monday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2018. There are 182 days left in the year.<p>Highlights in history<p>• In …

Civil Rights

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Tickets Available For July Ed Kinney Speaker Series

Those in attendance on July 10th will be able to listen to three Presidents interact as they never could in life.<p><b>From Museum on Main:</b> Museum on Main …

James A. Garfield

Royal Ascot Placepot tips: Top picks for today's Placepot at Royal Ascot

<b>THE Placepot can be one of the best bets to have at Royal Ascot - and we're here to make sure it's a winning one this year!</b><p>The Sunracing team have …

Horse Racing

That's not what they mean by 'break a leg'... Opening night disaster as star of musical badly twists his ankle during debut performance at Sydney Opera House

A singer and dancer literally broke his leg during an opening night performance.<p>Bobby Fox suffered from an injury often associated with a stage …

Sydney Opera House

James Garfield handed Jersey Stakes assignment at Royal Ascot

<b>JAMES GARFIELD is on target to tackle the Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot later this month.</b><p>Having not quite got home over six furlongs on his most …

Horse Racing

The Garfield Monument Unveiled at Washington, D.C. on May 12, 1887

Object Details<p>The newly unveiled monument to assassinated president James A. Garfield is shown in its place at the foot of the Capitol grounds in …

American History

Family affair at Newmarket as George Scott saddles first Classic runner in James Garfield

<b>TIM GREDLEY is banking on his noisy neighbour making it a happy Newmarket homecoming.</b><p>For 20 years Gredley – joint-owner with dad Bill of Qipco 2000 …

Horse Racing

Frankie Dettori talks up James Garfield for 2,000 Guineas after Parole blow

Frankie Dettori is optimistic that James Garfield can outrun odds of 25-1 in Saturday’s 2,000 Guineas after his other potential ride was ruled out of the Classic.<p>The Italian would have been aboard Without Parole if that one had lined up in the Newmarket race but the colt was found to have a bruised …

The Grand National proved the naysayers wrong – again

For the sixth successive year, all the runners and riders completed the course safely<p>When the photo finish confirmed that Tiger Roll and Davy Russell had held on to win the Grand National by a head from the fast-finishing Pleasant Company, the crowd’s exultant cheer could have been heard over the …

Horse Racing

Horse racing tips: Best bets for Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, including Scottish Grand National

It's another huge weekend in racing as the Scottish Grand National takes place at Ayr Racecourse.<p>But don't worry if you're looking for a meet closer …

Horse Racing

Secret Service Warns of Chip Card Scheme

The <b>U.S. Secret Service</b> is warning financial institutions about a new scam involving the temporary theft of chip-based debit cards issued to large …

The Decider: Trump’s firing of Tillerson was the fastest in US diplomatic history

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s ouster last Tuesday by President Trump was the fastest firing of a secretary of State in U.S. history, …

Rex Tillerson

Can You Guess Which U.S. State Produced the Most Presidents?

Eight U.S. presidents were born in this state!<p>The United States has seen 45 presidents move in and out of office over the course of 229 years. With …

Political History

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James Garfield

James Garfield was elected as the United States’ 20th President in 1881, after nine terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. His Presidency was …

Williams College

The Garfield Assassination Altered American History, But Is Woefully Forgotten Today

When President James A. Garfield was shot in the back by an assassin on July 2, 1881, the news electrified the country. Garfield was entering the …

History

Thoughts on Presidents’ Day

Abraham Lincoln was among my earliest heroes as a kid. I grew up in Illinois, a state that inculcated a love of the 16th president from the first …

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