Saturday, May 8, 2010

Picture of the Day

A lithograph of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, which took place on April 15, 1896, when the President was attending a play at Ford's Theater in Washington, DC. From left to right: Major Henry Rathbone, Rathbone's fiancee, First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, President Lincoln, and the assassin John Wilkes Booth. (Currier and Ives)

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