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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.

http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/national.php?year=1872

http://uselectionatlas.org/INFORMATION/INFORMATION/dates.php

 

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