Abraham Lincoln

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12/02/1809
United States Abraham Lincoln, the 16th US president, is born in Kentucky.
10/05/1838
United States John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, is born.
06/11/1860
United States Abraham Lincoln defeats three other candidates to become the United States president.
03/10/1863
United States Abraham Lincoln declares the last Thursday of November as Thanksgiving Day.
19/11/1863
United States President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address while dedicating a national cemetry in Pennsylvania
14/04/1865
United States President Abraham Lincoln is shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth while attending the theater. He dies the next day.
15/04/1865
United States Andrew Johnson becomes the 17th president of the United States following Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
26/04/1865
United States John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, is surrounded and killed by federal troops in Virginia.
07/07/1865
United States Four people convicted of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln are hanged in Washington.
04/10/1927
United States The sculpture on the face of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota begins. Twelve years later scultures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt are completed.
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