When did Abraham Lincoln die?

When Abraham Lincoln died is a crucial moment in American history that marked the end of the Civil War and the loss of a great leader. Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, died on April 15, 1865. He was shot by John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate sympathizer, while attending a play at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., the previous night, on April 14. Despite efforts to save his life, Lincoln passed away the following morning at the Petersen House, across the street from the theater. His death sent shockwaves throughout the nation, and his legacy continues to be celebrated and studied today.