When did Abraham Lincoln die?

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, died on April 15, 1865. He was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, a well-known actor and Confederate sympathizer, while attending a play at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C. Lincoln was shot in the head and died the next day, making him the first U.S. president to be assassinated. His death had a profound impact on the country, which was still reeling from the effects of the Civil War. Lincoln’s legacy as a leader and his contributions to the end of slavery in the United States continue to be remembered and celebrated to this day.