John Wilkes Booth
John Wilkes Booth shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln on 14 April 1865. During a performance of Our American Cousin at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., Booth snuck into the presidential box and shot Lincoln behind the left ear. Booth leapt down to the stage (breaking the fibula bone in his left leg as he landed) and shouted "Sic semper tyrannis!" (In Latin, "Thus ever to tyrants.") He escaped with an accomplice and eluded pursuers for 12 days before being cornered in a tobacco shed in V More »
Born: May 10, 1838 (Bel Air, Maryland)

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John Wilkes Booth (May 10, 1838 – April 26, 1865) was an American actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. ...

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Jul 27, 2018 ... On the night of April 14, 1865, well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth slipped into the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. ...

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John Wilkes Booth is killed when Union soldiers track him down to a Virginia farm 12 days after he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.

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3 days ago ... John Wilkes Booth, (born May 10, 1838, near Bel Air, Maryland, U.S.—died April 26, 1865, near Port Royal, Virginia), member of one of the ...

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Facts, information and articles about John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of Abraham Lincoln John Wilkes Booth Facts Born May 10, 1838, near Bel Air, Maryland.

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Fleeing the screaming pandemonium he has just created; John Wilkes Booth flings himself over the wall of the Presidential Box at Ford's Theater. Behind him ...

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Biographic Sketch of John Wilkes Booth. John Wilkes Booth was the ninth of ten children born to the famous, eccentric, and hard-drinking actor, Junius Booth.

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Find out what prompted John Wilkes Booth to go from a successful Shakespearean stage actor to President Abraham Lincoln's assassin, ...

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