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Robin Allerheiligen
Robin Allerheiligen • 1 year ago

On September 14, 1901, U.S. President William McKinley dies of infection from gunshot wounds after being shot by a deranged anarchist during the Pan-American Exposition.

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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.

On September 20, 1881, Chester A. Arthur becomes the 21st president of the U.S. (President James A. Garfield had died the day before from gunshot wounds sustained on July 2.)

On September 2, 1969, the first automatic teller machine to use magnetic-striped cards opened to the public at Chemical Bank in Rockville Centre, New York.

On September 12, 1953, U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier.

not forgotten -- September 15 1963: on this day the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing: Four children killed at an African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama

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President William McKinley was shot under this dome in 1901, at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, NY.

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.

James Benjamin Parker, who stuck Leon Czolgosz after he shot twice at President McKinley and prevented a 3rd shot. 1901

On November 24, 1963, Jack Ruby shoots and mortally wounds Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President Kennedy.