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The presidential box, decorated identically to the way it was the night of former us president abraham lincoln's assassination in 1865, is seen at ford's theatre in washington, march 31, 2015. View the chair in which president abraham lincoln was assassinated on april 14, 1865 is shown on display at the henry ford museum in dearborn, mich, march 23, 2015 pictures and other see the artifacts from president lincoln's assassination photos at abc news. Abraham lincoln s assasination on good friday april 14 1865 abraham lincoln was assassinated by john wilkes booth there are several conspiracy theories that surround abraham s assassination.
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