Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid die in Bolivia, Marie Curie wins her second Nobel Prize, FDR wins an unprecedented fourth term, Steve McQueen dies, and Magic Johnson announces he is HIV-positive, all on this day.
1876: Election Day ends with Democratic candidate Samuel J. Tilden of New York (right) outpolling Republican candidate and former Ohio Gov. Rutherford B. Hayes (left) in the popular vote. However, Tilden had 184 electoral votes to Hayes' 165, with 20 votes uncounted. Those 20 electoral votes, in Florida, Louisiana and South Carolina, would ultimately be awarded to Hayes after a bitter legal and political battle, giving him the presidency.
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