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Today in History: March 16

Slide 1 of 13: Early 19th Century American Portrait of President James Madison   (Photo by Geoffrey Clements/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)

1751: 'Father of the Constitution' is born

James Madison, drafter of the Constitution, recorder of the Constitutional Convention, and the fourth president of the United States is born in Virginia.

© Geoffrey Clements/Corbis Historical/ Getty Images
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