"I slept most of that Sunday."
August 9, 2006 10:06 PM Subscribe
David Rice Atchison
is claimed by some to have been President for one day
, Sunday, March 4, 1849, since the incoming president, Zachary Taylor, was a religious man who refused to take the Oath of Office on the Sabbath. Even the inscribers of his gravestone
thought so. The truth, however, is somewhat more subtle
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