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What Happened on March 4, 1801

Historical Events


USAThomas Jefferson Elected US President

Thomas Jefferson is the first US President to be inaugurated in Washington, D.C.

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Tally of electoral college votes in the election of 1800. No candidate won a majority, so an election in the House of Representatives took place, with Jefferson winning on the 36th ballot.
Tally of electoral college votes in the election of 1800. No candidate won a majority, so an election in the House of Representatives took place, with Jefferson winning on the 36th ballot.
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1801 Highlights

About March 4, 1801

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 219 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces