Daily Archives: June 17, 2011

Zachary Taylor’s remains are removed for tests

Zachary Taylor - Biography Report

(Monday, June 17, 1991) — The remains of Zachary Taylor, the 12th President of the United States, were delicately removed today from the crypt in which he was entombed in Kentucky almost 141 years ago.  Samples from the remains are being examined by the Jefferson County Coroner’s office to determine whether Taylor was assassinated (CLICK HERE for video of the exhumation).