Harry S. Truman Becomes President: April 12, 1945

Vice President, Harry S Truman, assumed the Presidency following the death of F.D.R. on this date.

Robert Altman

Filmmaker Robert Altman is Born: February 20, 1925

The influential Filmmaker Robert Altman, known for films such as M*A*S*H and Nashville was born on this date in Kansas City, Missouri.