31 July 2015

On This Day: Former President dies

It was On This Day in 1875 that former President Andrew Johnson passed away. His death was the result of a stroke he suffered while visiting his daughter in Tennessee.

Johnson succeeded President Abraham Lincoln after he was assassinated in 1865. Johnson was the 17th president of the United States. 

Former President Andrew Johnson Dies  History.com On This Day in History, 1875 
Photo: Wikipedia


On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015

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