Daily Archives: November 2, 2012

Bill Clinton begins nine-city tour in final bid for presidency 20 years ago today (1992)


Video: '72 Hours to Victory Part 1' (ABC News)

(Monday, November 2, 1992, during the 1992 presidential campaign) — Democratic presidential nominee Bill Clinton began a nine-city, eight-state, 4,100-mile tour today in a final bid for votes in tomorrow’s election. Continue reading Bill Clinton begins nine-city tour in final bid for presidency 20 years ago today (1992)

Pierce defeats Scott, elected President of the United States 160 years ago today (1852)


Video: 'American President #14: Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)' (Nov. 2, 1852, at 5:21)

(Tuesday, November 2, 1852, during the 1852 presidential campaign) — Former Democratic U.S. Senator Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire was elected President of the United States today, defeating Whig Winfield Scott, Commanding General of the U.S. Army from Virginia. Continue reading Pierce defeats Scott, elected President of the United States 160 years ago today (1852)