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On This Day In 1940, FDR Went Where No President Has Gone Before

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On this day in 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt made history when he was nominated for an unprecedented third term in office.

Roosevelt would go on to serve four terms in office, making him the only United States president to serve more than two terms.

Below, a photo of Roosevelt riding in 1938 Cadillac during the 1940 campaign:

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