February 4, 1789 The electoral college unanimously selected George Washington to serve as the First President of the United States of America.
His term of office officially began March 4, 1789. He was sworn in on April 30. Washington was reelected in 1792 and again received 100 percent of the electoral vote. He remains to this day the only President to receive unanimous support of the electoral college.
Other posts about Washington on this blog.
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