Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Today In History: April 15

In 1817, the first American school for the deaf opened in Hartford, Conn.

In 1865, President Lincoln died, several hours after being shot at Ford's Theater in Washington by John Wilkes Booth. Andrew Johnson became the nation's 17th president.

In 1912, the Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg.

1 comment:

whimsical brainpan said...

So one really good thing, and two really bad...