On This Day

March 30, 1981 in History

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Events in History


Assassination AttemptRonald Reagan is Shot

US President Ronald Reagan is shot and wounded in an assassination attempt by John Hinckley, three others are also wounded

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The scene moments after John Hinckley, Jr. attempted to assassinate President Reagan on March 30, 1981
The scene moments after John Hinckley, Jr. attempted to assassinate President Reagan on March 30, 1981
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Deaths in History

  • Dewitt Wallace, US founder (Reader's Digest), dies at 91