What Happened on September 15, 1857

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Timothy Alder of NY patents a typesetting machine

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Person of interestPerson of Interest

William Howard Taft, (R) 27th pres (1909-13), chief justice, born in Cincinnati, Ohio

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft