Daily Archives: September 14, 2011

‘Hawaii-Five-0’ presents ‘Highest Castle Deepest Grave’ 40 years ago this hour

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Hawaii Five-O "Highest Castle Deepest Grave" 1971 (Pt 1) HD

(Tuesday, September 14, 1971, 8:30 p.m. ET) — A ten-year-old case is reopened when an archaeological dig unearths the skeletons of two murder victims on tonight’s season 4 premiere of the CBS police procedural drama Hawaii Five-0. Continue reading ‘Hawaii-Five-0’ presents ‘Highest Castle Deepest Grave’ 40 years ago this hour

Theodore Roosevelt inaugurated as youngest president ever 110 years ago this hour

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(Saturday, September 14, 1901, 3:30 p.m.) — U.S. Vice President Theodore Roosevelt, 42, took the oath of office today as the 26th President of the United States at the home of his friend Ansley Wilcox (641 Delaware Ave.) in Buffalo, New York, some 13 hours after the death of President William McKinley who had died from gunshot wounds received eight days earlier. Continue reading Theodore Roosevelt inaugurated as youngest president ever 110 years ago this hour

French general arrives to confer with Truman on First Indochina War 60 years ago today

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Jean de Lattre de Tassigny and Vietnam (in French)

(Friday, September 14, 1951) — U.S. President Harry S Truman told Gen. Jean de Lattre de Tassigny today that he regarded the French battle against communism in Indochina as being the same as the fighting in Korea, “the same fight for liberty.”

De Lattre, who put new fight into French forces battling communists in the First Indochina War, arrived in Washington today to confer with U.S. officials.

Video: General Jean De Lattre De Tassigny arrives in Washington (Sept. 14, 1951)

President William McKinley dies from gunshot wounds 110 years ago this hour

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The Assassination of William McKinley

(Saturday, September 14, 1901, 2:15 a.m.) — William McKinley, 25th President of the United States, died today at the Milburn house, 1168 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, New York, brought down by infection and gangrene from gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin eight days earlier.

McKinley, who was 58 years old, was the third American president to be assassinated (after Lincoln in 1865 and Garfield in 1881). Continue reading President William McKinley dies from gunshot wounds 110 years ago this hour