On This Day – October 12th (The White House)

Michael Thomas, Editor

On this day, October the 12th, in the year of 1901, The White House, the place of residence for the sitting president of the United States of America and their family, had its name changed to the White House by then United States President Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

Before this occurrence, the building located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, District of Columbia, was referred to by multiple names, such as the President’s Palace, the Executive Mansion, the White House, with the Executive Mansion being its name before the change.

Today, the White House is the home to President Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. and is one of the faces of democracies around the world (Britannica) (History) (Biography).