September 14, 2011

September 14: McKinley Dies of Assassin's Bullet, 1901

Leon Czolgosz was a self-proclaimed anarchist. He said he had killed the President for the sake of the people, and that he wasn't sorry for what he had done.

It didn't take long to convict him.

Read article here.

Pictured: artist's depiction of the McKinley shooting. Drawing by T. Dart Walker, 1905.

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