September 14, 1901: Death of President McKinley. He had been shot 9 days earlier, by anarchist Leon Czolgosz, at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY. Security had not been very tight. "Who would want to hurt me?" McKinley had asked.
Jacqueline Bouvier was escorted by her stepfather Hugh Auchincloss at her wedding on September 12, 1953. She had wanted her father 'Black Jack' Bouvier to give her away, but he missed the wedding as he had passed out from drinking. Jackie forgave him.