Full Name: Robert Joseph Dole
Profession: US Senator and Presidential Candidate
Why Famous: Was the US Senate Republican leader between 1985 and 1996.
In 1996 he was selected as the Republican candidate for President, losing to Bill Clinton.
- 1975-12-06 US Senator Bob Dole (52) weds former senator Elizabeth Hanford (39)
- 1976-10-15 1st debate of major-ticket US Vice President nominees, Walter Mondale (D) vs Bob Dole (R)
- 1996-06-11 Bob Dole, (Sen-R-KS), resigns from US senate to run for president
- 1996-08-10 Bob Dole picks Jack Kemp as his Republican VP running mate
- 1996-10-06 Bob Dole and President Bill Clinton meet in their 1st debate
- 1996-11-05 Bill Clinton is re-elected President of the United States, defeating Republican candidate Bob Dole