United States presidential election, 1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower was the Republican nominee with Richard Nixon as running mate. Carried 39 states with 442 electoral votes, and 34,075, 529 Popular votes. Democratic's nominee was Adlai Stevenson and John Sparkman as running mate.
November 2, 1948 – United States presidential election, 1948: Democratic incumbent Harry S. Truman defeats Republican Thomas E. Dewey and 'Dixiecrat' Strom Thurmond. Famous photograph of Truman grinning and holding up a copy of the newspaper that erroneously announced his defeat
Harry Truman (holding the newspaper) won the presidential election in 1948, but the Chicago Daily Tribune ran the headline "Dewey Beats Truman." One of the most famous newspaper errors and headlines of all time led to one of the most famous photos of all time.
US presidential election results by county, 1948. [[MORE]]The United States presidential election of 1948 was the 41st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948. Incumbent President Harry S. Truman, the Democratic nominee,...