Today in History
June 11, 2004
Ronald Reagan, the fortieth president of the United States, dies on June 5, 2004, after a ten-year bout with Alzheimer disease. President George Bush declares June 11 a National Day of Mourning, and honors "the Great Communicator" in a eulogy during a national funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral. Later that evening, Reagan is buried on the grounds of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.
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