On this date in 1881, Chester A. Arthur was sworn in as President of the United States. Our friend Thomas Sonnenschein is here to honor the underappreciated, overnamed twenty-first president.
Many years ago, in a college trivia tournament, a moderator asked a question: Who is the least-known American president?
The question itself invited more questions. Least known by whom? American historians? The general public? Nepalese monarchs?
And, of course, if the least-known president is well known... READ ON