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

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