Today in History
September 06, 1901
President William McKinley, in Buffalo, New York to attend the Pan-American Exposition, is shot twice by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. He dies on September 14, and is succeeded by the vice president, Theodore Roosevelt. Czolgosz, who reportedly claims "I killed the President because he was the enemy of the good people—the good working people. I am not sorry for my crime," is executed in the electric chair on October 29, 1901.
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