In 1975 she tried to kill US President Gerald Ford
Synopsis: Within eight turbulent months in 1974 Gerald Ford
went from the United States House of Representatives, where he was the minority leader, to the White House as the country's first and only unelected president.
Bush, born on June 12, 1924, beat the previous record held by former President Gerald Ford
, who died in 2006 at 93 years and 165 days old.
On October 17,1974, Gerald Ford
sat before the House Judiciary Subcommittee and laid his presidency on the line.
BIRTHDAYS Mel Stute 89 trainer of Snow Chief & Very Subtle; Stanley Gold 69 trainer of Awesome Feather & Fort Loudon; Timmy Hyde (pictured) 75 owner of Camas Park Stud; Richard Norris 36 Jockey Club Racecourses group racing director; Nigel Elwes 75 former chairman of the TBA & the British Racing School; Billy Ellison 71 Red Rum's lad; John Goulding 59 rider of Astral Charmer & Master Brutus; Gerald Ford
72 co-owner of Pleasantly Perfect; Rashard Lewis 37 joint-owner of Cigar Street; Earl of Donoughmore 89 owner of Cyrian & Bongo Fury; David Futter 48 owner of Yorton Farm Stud; Tod Ramos 60 equestrian artist Please notify birthday greetings to us at least one week before publication
Booraem continues his biography of Gerald Ford
by revisiting his high school years covered in Young Jerry Ford then following him to his 1935 graduation from the University of Michigan.
Jr., House minority leader, as the new vice president of the United States.
2006: Former US president Gerald Ford
(pictured with wife Betty), who replaced Richard Nixon in 1974, died at his home in California, aged 93.
BORN CHARLES Babbage, British inventor, 1791 MAO Zedong, Chinese leader, 1893, above LARS Ulrich, heavy metal drummer, 1963 DIED HARRY Truman, US president, 1972 NIGEL Hawthorne, English actor, 2001, above GERALD Ford
, US president, 2006
is called the accidental president, the only one never elected on a national ticket.
The first US space shuttle was named Enterprise in tribute to the series, after fans initiated a letter-writing campaign to President Gerald Ford