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
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:
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