July 2, 2011

July 2: James A. Garfield Shot by Charles Guiteau, 1881

On this day in history, Charles Guiteau shot President James A. Garfield.

Guiteau claimed that he hadn't murdered the President. The doctors did that.

Read article here.

Pictured: Illustration of Garfield's shooting from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 16, 1881

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