FYI April 30, 2018


 
 

 
 
 
 

On This Day

1789 – On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City, George Washington takes the oath of office to become the first elected President of the United States.

The first inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States was held on Thursday, April 30, 1789 on the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City, New York. The inauguration marked the commencement of the first four-year term of George Washington as President. Chancellor of New York Robert Livingston administered the presidential oath of office. With his inauguration, the executive branch of the United States government officially began operations under the new frame of government established by the 1787 Constitution. The first term of John Adams as Vice President commenced on April 21, 1789, when he assumed his duties as presiding officer of the United States Senate.

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Born On This Day

1866 – Mary Haviland Stilwell Kuesel, American pioneer dentist (d. 1936)

Mary Haviland Stilwell Kuesel (sometimes spelled Stillwell-Kuesel (April 30, 1866 – June 22, 1936) was a pioneer American dentist.[1] She was the founder of the Women’s Dental Association of the United States.

Biography
Mary Haviland Stilwell was born April 30, 1866 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1892, she founded the Women’s Dental Association of the U.S.[2][3] In 1902, she married Dr. George C. Kuesel,[4] a medical doctor.[5] They were associate members of the Fairmount Park Art Association.[6] She died June 22, 1936 in Philadelphia of coronary thrombosis.[4] Her correspondence is held in a collection by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.[7]
 
 
 
 

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