Picture of the Day: March 4 | HistoryNet

Picture of the Day: March 4

6/12/2006 • Picture of the Day

President McKinley’s Second Inauguration On March 4, 1901, a crowd stands in front of — and on — the U.S. Capitol during President William McKinley’s second inauguration. His second term came to a tragic end in September 1901 when he as shot by an anarchist while standing in a receiving line at the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition.

Photo: Library of Congress

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