January 7, 1789
First Presidential Election Was Held
Back in 1789, The United States of America held its first presidential election.
American citizens voted for electors whom a month later, selected George Washington to be the country’s first chief executive.
George Washington became the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. His presidential term was from 1789 to 1797.
Source: AP.org,WhiteHouse.gov/ Image: InLighTimes.com