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April 12, 1945: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage.

Pictured: President Franklin Roosevelt listens to a speech during the annual Jackson Day fundraising dinner in Washington, DC. Originally published in the January 24, 1938, issue of LIFE.

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April 12, 1945: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage.
Pictured: President Franklin Roosevelt listens to a speech during the annual Jackson Day fundraising dinner in Washington, DC. Originally published in the January 24, 1938, issue of LIFE.
(see more photos here)

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“This is the first instance of a woman being appointed to a Cabinet position.”

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First woman Cabinet member

President Franklin D. Roosevelt notified the U.S. Senate on March 4, 1933, that he had nominated Frances Perkins of New York to be Secretary of Labor. She was confirmed in this position and became the first woman appointed to a Cabinet position. She was the longest serving Labor secretary, serving for 12 years between 1933 and 1945. She was also the first woman to enter the Presidential Line of Succession.

Nomination of Frances Perkins as Secretary of Labor, 03/04/1933

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“This is the first instance of a woman being appointed to a Cabinet position.”

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First woman Cabinet member
President Franklin D. Roosevelt notified the U.S. Senate on March 4, 1933, that he had nominated Frances Perkins of New York to be Secretary of Labor. She was confirmed in this position and became the first woman appointed to a Cabinet position. She was the longest serving Labor secretary, serving for 12 years between 1933 and 1945. She was also the first woman to enter the Presidential Line of Succession.

Nomination of Frances Perkins as Secretary of Labor, 03/04/1933

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Happy Birthday FDR“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”

Those words, so frequently repeated and even parodied since originally uttered, might have lost a bit of their power over the decades. But when first broadcast in 1933, they stirred a nation — not least because the man who spoke them, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, led by example, fearlessly facing down soul-crushing personal adversity and formidable enemies to guide America through two of the darkest crises of the 20th century.

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Happy Birthday FDR — “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” 
Those words, so frequently repeated and even parodied since originally uttered, might have lost a bit of their power over the decades. But when first broadcast in 1933, they stirred a nation — not least because the man who spoke them, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, led by example, fearlessly facing down soul-crushing personal adversity and formidable enemies to guide America through two of the darkest crises of the 20th century.
(read more — 20 Legends Who Shook the World)

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President Franklin Roosevelt delivered his “Four Freedoms” speech on January 6, 1941, named for his ”four essential human freedoms,”: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. As America became engaged in World War II, painter Norman Rockwell did a series of paintings illustrating the four freedoms as international goals that went beyond just defeating the Axis powers.

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President Franklin Roosevelt delivered his “Four Freedoms” speech on January 6, 1941, named for his ”four essential human freedoms,”:  freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. As America became engaged in World War II, painter Norman Rockwell did a series of paintings illustrating the four freedoms as international goals that went beyond just defeating the Axis powers.