In 1889, Wyoming voters endorsed women’s right to vote. In 1962, two men died in Mississippi during mob violence protesting desegregation.
Grant warned that a second civil war would be “between patriotism and intelligence on one side, and superstition, ambition, and ignorance on the other.”
In 1941, his batting average was a record .406. In his last at-bat in 1960, he homered. In-between, he served in two wars.