AUGUST 13 – It’s a sunny day in Binghamton when the President comes to town.
As part of his state-inspection tour for flood ravaged areas in 1936, then President Franklin D Roosevelt stops in Binghamton.
Thousands of people take to the streets to cheer him on.
One man was quoted as saying, “It’s a big day for the hometown.”
This Day in Binghamton History Facts are provided from a Broome County Historical Society Calendar.