This was 262nd day of the year and 103 days remained in the year.
President James Garfield died of a gunshot wound inflicted by a disappointed office seeker the previous July 2.
The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test in the Nevada desert.
Gov. Ross Barnett blocked James Meredith from enrolling in the University of Mississippi.
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