Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

Abraham Lincoln
1809 - 1865
updated February 06, 2019
Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809. He married Mary Todd. He died on April 15, 1865 at 56 years old.


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Abraham Lincoln died on April 15, 1865 at 56 years of age. He was born on February 12, 1809. He married Mary Todd.
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In 1809, in the year that Abraham Lincoln was born, on December 30th, Boston Massachusetts banned the wearing of masks at balls. Boston was following many other places - including England - by banning masked balls, which were considered to contribute to loose morals. After all, with masks, you couldn't tell the class of the person or even their gender! The law was extended in 1849 and repealed in 1963.

In 1831, when he was 22 years old, on November 7th, slave trading was forbidden in Brazil. Purchasing slaves had begun under Portuguese rule in the mid-16th century - slaves were used on sugarcane plantations. It wasn't until 1888, however, that slavery was totally abolished.

In 1841, at the age of 32 years old, Abraham was alive when on March 4th, William Henry Harrison was inaugurated as the ninth President of the United States. On April 4th, President Harrison died of pneumonia, becoming the first President who died in office - as well as the American president with the shortest term ever served. Vice-President John Tyler immediately became the tenth President of the United States.

In 1852, Abraham was 43 years old when in Springfield Massachusetts, Smith & Wesson was founded. Their first gun was the Volcanic rifle. The company later expanded their line to include revolvers and ammunition.

In 1865, in the year of Abraham Lincoln's passing, on July 5th, the U.S. Secret Service was created. The first duty of the Secret Service was investigating counterfeit money. Duties soon expanded to murder, bank robbery, and illegal gambling - and, after the assassination of President McKinley in 1901, presidential protection.

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around 1866 - Mar 10, 1934
around 1918 - Jan 17, 1919
around 1889 - Oct 8, 1918
around 1822 - Nov 28, 1898
around 1909 - Unknown
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Feb 18, 1921 - Nov 5, 1982

Other Lincolns

Apr 4, 1853 - Unknown
Jun 11, 1918 - Mar 4, 1999
Dec 18, 1893 - August 1987
Jun 23, 1896 - June 1981
Sep 17, 1887 - December 1966
Jan 9, 1918 - Oct 21, 2004
Sep 6, 1896 - February 1966
Jun 8, 1923 - Sep 13, 1999
May 28, 1930 - Jul 25, 1994
Apr 11, 1932 - Aug 5, 1999
Mar 25, 1934 - May 1964
Jan 19, 1934 - Jul 13, 2004
May 13, 1888 - April 1970
Jan 5, 1900 - July 1980
Mar 19, 1910 - April 1988
Aug 11, 1939 - September 1976
Sep 19, 1889 - September 1978
Nov 4, 1887 - October 1966
Mar 28, 1920 - Sep 23, 2005

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