Ford’s Theatre commemorates 155th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination by Booth

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WASHINGTON D.C. (NEWS10) — It was on this day at 10:15 p.m. on April 14, 1865, that then President Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth while attending a performance of “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C.

Ford’s Theatre tweeted Tuesday morning commemorating the 155th anniversary of when America’s 16th President was assassinated.

President Lincoln died at age 56 as a result of his injuries the following morning at 7:22 a.m. on April 15.

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