Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, and Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, all on this day.
1920: The first general assembly of the League of Nations is held in Geneva, Switzerland. The league, which was founded as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended World War I, was the first international organization whose principal mission was to maintain world peace.
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