What is the nickname of the only u.s. president born on the 4th of July?

by | Jun 1, 2021

No president was born on the 4th of July. However, John Tyler became president in 1841 after William Henry Harrison died, and he happened to be born on July 4th. Thus, John Tyler is nicknamed “the ten-day president.” He would have been a horrifying and infuriating person had he not been given such a meaningless nickname.
“I really don’t care if I’m the 10-day President or not,” remarked the elderly man one day to a reporter who had just spent an exhausting 12 hours interviewing him about his life. “What does it matter how long I am here? When you pass into Eternity what difference does it make whether your life lasts for 10 minutes or 10 years?” The old man