The Social Security Act helps you collect your pension on this episode of This Day In History.
On this episode of This Day In History, Tony and Armand recount Franklin D. Roosevelt's signing of the Social Security Act.
In 1935, President Roosevelt signed into law the Social Security Act, allowing the United States to create a government pension system for the retired. Also, this law was pivotal in creating the modern welfare system, primarily focusing on providing assistance for the unemployed, the elderly, and the country's children.
Plus, funnyman Steve Martin is born on this day in 1945, Earvin “Magic” Johnson is welcomed into the world in 1959, and the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba is re-opened in 2015.
Take a trip back in time on this episode of This Day In History!
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