\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
November 3, 1948
"Dewey Defeats Truman"
"Dewey Defeats Truman" is probably the most famous incorrect banner headline of the 20th century. On November 3, 1948, the Chicago Tribune declared Dewey the Presidential winner when, in fact, Truman had won the electoral vote 303-189.