Happy Birthday Franklin Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York.
Sometimes called the stamp-collecting president, Roosevelt began collecting stamps at the age of 10. Roosevelt credited the hobby with helping him learn geography, partial recovery from polio, and managing the stress of being Commander in Chief. Even as war raged, he managed to spend some time with his collection every day. Over time, he built a collection of 1.25 million stamps.