• On this day in 1964, President Johnson issued Proclamation 3616—National Forest Products Week, 1964.

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, LYNDON B. JOHNSON, President of the United States of America, do hereby call upon the people of the United States to observe the week beginning October 18, 1964, as National Forest Products Week, with activities and ceremonies designed to direct public attention to the prominent role of our forest resources and our forest resources industry in contributing to the economic growth of our Nation, and to the significance of those resources as a base for the continued progress of rural America.

  • On this day in 1967, President Johnson met at the White House with President Giuseppe Saragat of Italy.