This Day in History, Oct. 14th 1912: Theodore Roosevelt Survives Assassination Attempt

“I don’t know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot; but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose.”

On this day in 1912, … 242 more words


Presidents and Politicians: The 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry

At the end of the Civil War, many Union officers from Ohio were able to transfer their careers to the political arena. Some were quite successful; others were not. 1,535 more words


September 15 in history:

September 15th of 1901 was Theodore Roosevelt’s first full day as president, after the assassination of William McKinley.  Roosevelt had been vice president for only six months before succeeding McKinley.  140 more words

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This Day in History: Sept. 14, 1901: Theodore Roosevelt is Sworn in as President After William McKinley is Assassinated

On this day in 1901, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt took the oath of office as President of the United States upon William McKinley’s assassination.  Roosevelt was 42 at the time, making him the youngest President until John F. 62 more words


An old graveyard near Callander

As you drive along the A84 between Callander and Strathyre, you catch sight of a small walled enclosure with a rusting iron gate.  You can tell it’s a graveyard, because there’s one gravestone just visible in the long grass;   but that’s all you see, because it’s a busy stretch of road with nowhere to pull off, and there’s a sharp bend coming up. 1,703 more words


On this day: The US President was shot in 1901

This is the last photograph of President William McKinley. In the picture he was ascending the steps of the Temple of Music in Buffalo, New York on the 6th of September, 1901. 20 more words


this day in crime history: september 6, 1901

On this date in 1901, US President William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. President McKinley died eight days later from his wounds. 81 more words

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