By a vote of 96-3, Ford was easily confirmed. Click to learn who the three dissenting votes were.
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Despite opposition from conservative groups, Justice O'Connor was confirmed unanimously
After reports that the USS Maddox had been attacked by North Vietnamese naval vessels, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 422-1 to authorize military action in Vietnam. Eugene Siler was the loan 'Nay' vote.
The 22nd Amendment, which established term limits for the Presidency of the United States, passed with some bipartisan support.