Timeline Project entries from 10 January, 2011 to 17 January, 2011

1865-04-14Lincoln Assassinated

At approximately 10:15 pm, John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box and shot Lincoln in the back of the head. He then fought and stabbed Henry Rathbone, leapt to the stage (breaking his left ankle), yelled, "Sic semper tyrannis!" and fled.

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