Hammacher Schlemmer History
William Schlemmer, whose name will come to be associated with a landmark New York City store and America's longest-running catalog, is born on April 20, 1841 in the Westphalia region of Germany.
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William Henry Harrison served the shortest tenure of any U.S. president, just 32 days, and became the first to die in office. Vice President John Tyler is sworn in as the nation's 10th president on April 4, 1841.
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