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Ronald Reagan Fast Facts

Fortieth President of the United States

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Ronald Reagan, Fortieth President of the United States

Ronald Reagan, Fortieth President of the United States

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Here is a quick list of fast facts for Ronald Reagan. For more in depth information, you can also read the Ronald Reagan Biography.

Birth: February 6, 1911

Death: June 5, 2004

Term of Office: January 20, 1981 - January 20, 1989

Number of Terms Elected: 2 Terms

First Lady: Nancy Davis

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Ronald Reagan Quote: "Every time the government is forced to act, we lose something in self-reliance, character, and initiative."
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Major Events While in Office:

  • Sandra Day O'Connor named first woman Supreme Court justice (1981)
  • Attempted assassination (1981)
  • Granada invasion (1983)
  • Iran-Contra Scandal (1985-89)
  • Glasnost with the Soviet Union (1985-1991)
  • Stark incident in Gulf War (1987)

States Entering Union While in Office:

  • None

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