Saturday May 4
Stamp Collecting: Stamps honoring dead presidents and their wives
The tradition of issuing stamps honoring dead presidents of the United States began in modern times with the issuing of four stamps in honor of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 11, 1945, barely three months after his sudden death in Warm Springs, Ga.
It's time for the Cotton Pickin' Fair
The first time I ever went to the Cotton Pickin' Fair in Gay, Ga., I spent maybe an hour, walking from booth to booth down the town's main street.
April 12, 1945: FDR dies in office
On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in office of a cerebral hemmorage.