Great events that happened in a barn: The death of the first presidential assassin

2022-12-22T00:05:34-05:00May 11th, 2017|Great events that happened in a barn, History|

On the night of April 14, 1865 while watching the play Our American Cousin to try to relax as the Civil War wound down, famed actor John Wilkes Booth crept into the Presidential Box at Ford’s Theater in Washington DC and fired his Derringer pistol into the back of Abraham Lincoln’s head. In the shock [...]