Harry S Truman - Bio, Family, Facts, Age: 88 | Hot Birthdays
BirthdayMay 08, 1884
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  1. About

    The 33rd U.S. President who ascended to office following Franklin D. Roosevelt's death in 1945 and authorized the use of the atomic bomb on Japan.
    He was roundly denounced after firing the immensely popular General Douglas MacArthur, who had run roughshod over his authority as president, during the Korean War.
    He was photographed holding up a copy of the Chicago Tribune emblazoned with the headline "Dewey Defeats Truman" the day after he defied conventional wisdom and beat Thomas Dewey in the 1948 presidential election.

  2. Before fame

    He served in World War I as an artillery officer in France. He also owned a haberdashery for a short period of time.

  3. Related to

    He married childhood sweetheart Bess Wallace in June 1919 after proposing twice.

  4. The meaning of the name Truman: Faithful Man
US President Harry S Truman born on 08 05 1884 in . Until now, Harry S Truman's age is 88 year old and have Taurus constellation. Count down 359 days will come next birthday of Harry S Truman !