On this day in history, President McKinley died, September 14th, 1901

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'This Day in History': 09/14/1901 - McKinley Dies

On September 14th in 1901: President McKinley died of infection from gunshot wounds. McKinley was shot twice at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York days before his death.

Other Events on September 14th:
1959: Luna 2, a Russian space probe, was the first man-made object to reach the moon's surface.
1982: Princess Grace of Monaco died of injuries suffered in a car crash.
1983: Amy Winehouse was born in Southgate, London, England.
1994: The MLB Season was called off after players had gone on strike.
2013: John Kerry and Russian counter parts come to an agreement on Syria's nuclear Weapons.

Obama spoke about Syria in a recent Press Conference in 2014:
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On this day in history, President McKinley died, September 14th, 1901
President Barack Obama gestures in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, where he spoke about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
President Barack Obama smiles in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, where he spoke about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Barack Obama listens to a question in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, where he spoke about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Barack Obama takes questions in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. Obama also spoke about the economy and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama gestures in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, where he spoke about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Barack Obama pauses in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, where he spoke about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Barack Obama takes questions in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. Obama also spoke about the economy and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama leaves the podium after speaking in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. Obama also spoke about the economy and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. Obama also spoke about the economy and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. Obama also spoke about the economy and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
People chant anti-terrorism slogans during gathering to protest the Islamic State group's blockade on Amirli at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. As the Obama administration considers a humanitarian relief operation in northern Iraq, the U.S. Central Command has announced three more airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)
People chant anti-terrorism slogans during gathering to protest the Islamic State's blockade on Amirli at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. As the Obama administration considers a humanitarian relief operation in northern Iraq, the U.S. Central Command has announced three more airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group. ( AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)
People chant anti-terrorism slogans during gathering to protest the Islamic State group's blockade on Amirli at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. As the Obama administration considers a humanitarian relief operation in northern Iraq, the U.S. Central Command has announced three more airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)
People chant anti-terrorism slogans during gathering to protest the Islamic State's blockade on Amirli at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. As the Obama administration considers a humanitarian relief operation in northern Iraq, the U.S. Central Command has announced three more airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)
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