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On this date in 1865, actor John Booth shot U.S. President Lincoln while he attended the comedic play “Our American Cousin” in Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. The President died the next day.
On this date in 1941, U.S. President Roosevelt signed into law the Lend-Lease Bill, providing war supplies to U.S.-allied nations that were fighting against the Axis.
On this date in, 1946, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill gave his famous “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.
On this date in 1991, U.S. President Bush declared that “Kuwait is liberated, Iraq’s army is defeated,” and announced that the allies would suspend war at midnight.