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Assassination of Abraham Lincoln - Wikipedia


United States President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, while attending the play Our American Cousin ...

Abraham Lincoln's Assassination - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Abraham Lincoln's Assassination, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts  ...

Lincoln Papers: Lincoln Assassination: Introduction


On the evening of April 14, 1865, while attending a special performance of the comedy, "Our American Cousin," President Abraham Lincoln was shot.

Abraham Lincoln: Death of the President—Miller Center


On April 3, 1865, Abraham Lincoln entered Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate capital. Only hours before, President Jefferson Davis had fled. As Lincoln ...

5 facts you may not know about Lincoln's assassination - Abraham ...


Apr 14, 2015 ... From the moment Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States on November 6, 1860, he was no stranger to death threats.

5 facts about… the assassination of Abraham Lincoln | History Extra


But on 14 April 1865, John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln while he sat in Ford's ... On the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, History ...

The Assassination of the President [ushistory.org]


The Assassination of the President. Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Library of Congress. John Wilkes Booth leaps from the President's box at ...

Abraham Lincoln Assassination | HistoryNet


Abraham Lincoln Assassination summary: Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, was the first American president to be assassinated. He was ...

Booth's Reason for Assassination | Teachinghistory.org


On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth became the first person to assassinate an American president when he shot and killed Abraham Lincoln in his box at ...

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln | History | Smithsonian


A look back at the fateful night 150 years ago that changed American history forever.

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 15, 1865 at the age of 56 in Washington, D.C..
Abraham Lincoln was president of the United States from 1861 until his shocking assassination in 1865. The colorful stories about Abe Lincoln's life really are true: He was born in a log cabin and grew up on the American frontier, educated himself b... More>>
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The Assassination of President Lincoln


The assassination of President Lincoln: at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., April ... Theatre in Washington D.C., and fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln.

The Death of President Lincoln, 1865 - EyeWitness to History


EyeWitness account of the death of Abraham Lincoln.

10 interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln's assassination


Apr 14, 2016 ... It was 151 years ago tonight the President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching a play at Ford's Theater. Lincoln died the next morning, ...