"Dewey Defeats Truman"

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.

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