Profession: 29th US President
Political Party: Republican
Political Titles: Senator from Ohio, Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
Why Famous: 29th President of the United States. Only in office for two years until his death, Harding is often ranked among the worst presidents.
Following his death in 1923 several scandals came to light, primarily the controversy over the Teapot Dome oil reserves and revelations about his extra-marital affairs.
He appointed several well-known figures to his cabinet, and in 1922 the major powers agreed on naval limitations at the Washington Conference, a significant post-war achievement.
- 1891-07-08 Future US President Warren G. Harding (25) weds publisher Florence DeWolfe (30) in Marion, Ohio
- 1920-06-11 Republicans nominate Warren G. Harding for president
- 1920-11-02 Warren G. Harding is elected President of the United States, defeating Democrat candidate James M. Cox
- 1921-03-04 Warren G. Harding is inaugurated as the 29th President of the United States
- 1921-05-17 US President Warren G. Harding opens (via telephone) 1st Valencia Orange Show
- 1921-07-02 Warren G. Harding signs a joint congressional resolution declaring the official end of war with Germany
- 1921-11-11 US President Warren G. Harding dedicates Tomb of Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery
- 1921-11-23 US President Warren G. Harding signs Willis Campell Act (anti-beer bill) forbidding doctors prescribing beer or liquor for medicinal purposes
- 1922-04-07 Warren G. Harding's Interior Secretary, Albert B. Fall, leases the Teapot Dome oil reserves to Harry Sinclair, setting in motion the Teapot Dome scandals
- 1922-06-14 US President Warren G. Harding is 1st US president to use radio, dedicates the Francis Scott Key memorial in Baltimore
- 1922-09-21 US President Warren G. Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine
- 1923-03-14 US President Warren G. Harding becomes 1st president to pay taxes
- 1923-07-08 Warren G. Harding becomes 1st sitting US President to visit Alaska (Metlakahtla)
- 1923-08-03 Baseball games cancelled following the death of US President Warren G. Harding