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The Reagan assassination attempt, 1981
 | The Reagan assassination attempt occurred on March 30, 1981, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in D.C., when John Hinckley Jr. opened fire on Reagan and three others. After the shooting, Reagan was thrown into the limousine, unaware that he had been shot. He only realized this when he coughed up blood and discovered that his lung had been punctured. | Photo and text via: all-thats-interesting.tumblr.com |

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Video: A trip around the world in 3 minutes. This couple spent a year traveling the world. Could you imagine how much more in love you'd fall with your partner if you spent a year just. living.

Monday, March 30, 1981, just 69 days into the presidency of Ronald Reagan. While leaving a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., President Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley, Jr.

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John Hinckley, Jr. (born May 29, 1955) attempted to assassinate U.S. President Ronald Reagan in Washington, D.C., on March 30, 1981, as the culmination of an effort to impress teen actress Jodie Foster.

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Photos discovered frozen in block of ice… Alexander Stevens on the Aurora, 100-Year-Old box of negatives photos, discovered frozen in block of Antarctica's ice,

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The Living Skeleton with PT Barnum Carte de visite. On the back of this photo is handwritten: "I.W. Sprague Age 29 years Height 5ft 5 1/2 inch Weight 46 lbs"