\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
November 29, 1872
Greeley dies during electoral process
All presidential elections are unique in one way or another, but the election of 1872 must be top of the list. On November 29, 1872 between the election and the time the electorqal college voted, Horace Greely died. It was the only time in American history this has happened. Nevertheless, Greely received three votes for President from the Georgia's delegates.