In History This Date: Lincoln Shot
* 1952...Detroit Red Wings sweep Montreal Canadiens in 4 games
* In Illinois, Ray Kroc starts McDonald's chain of fast-food restaurants in 1955
* Leonard Da Vinci was born in 1452
And on this date in 1865, Abraham Lincoln (16th American President) dies of a gunshot wound. He was 56 years old.
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