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October 12, 1859

On October 12, 1859, the self-proclaimed Emperor of the United States, Emperor Norton, issued an edict from his home in San Francisco that abolished the US Congress. One hundred and sixty years later, US President Donald Trump learned of Emperor … Continue reading

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September 20, 1881

On September 20, 1881, Chester A. Arthur was sworn in as the 21st President of the United States after the assassination of James A. Garfield by crazy man Charles J. Guiteau. Guiteau believed that his imagined critical support of Garfield … Continue reading

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January 30, 1835

On January 30, 1835, the very first assassination attempt against an American President occurred. Professional house painter, Richard Lawrence, was waiting in ambush for Andrew Jackson to leave the funeral of South Carolina Representative Warren R. Davis. When Jackson walked … Continue reading

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