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1871. Meeting of Henry Morton Stanley and David Livingstone.
1858. Credited with being the first European to reach this lake. The largest lake in Africa by area.
1865. 16th US president. Mortally shot in Washington D.C. in this entertainment venue.
1881. 20th US president. Shot in Washington D.C. He died over two months later in this US state from infections created by his doctors.
1901. 25th US president. Died from gangrene in gunshot wounds eight days after he received them.
1963. 35th US president. Pronounced dead at this hospital after ballistic trauma. His alleged assassin breathed his last here also. His alleged assassin's assassin also never left the place alive. The man who filmed this president's fatal shooting also ended his days here.
1876.The tour de force of Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Lame White Man et al. was played out here.
Little Big Horn River
1892. Murdered Jesse James. Was murdered himself in this US state.
1934. These two charming criminals were shot to death in a police ambush in this US state.
1934. This bank robber saw his last movie at this theatre in Chicago.
1779. This English explorer was clubbed down and killed at this bay in Hawaii.
1611. This English explorer disappeared along with his son and seven others after mutineers cast them adrift in a shallop in this Canadian bay.
2006. This buffoonish but perhaps well-meaning showman was mortally wounded by a cartilaginous fish at this Queensland reef.
1880. This armour-wearing, Australian bushranger was hanged in this Australian state capital.
1757. This English admiral was executed by firing squad in this English city. It is the most densely populated city in the UK.
1846-1847. Cannibalism. US mountain range.
1876. 'Old West' figure buried here. "Dead man's hand".1903. His female friend, also an Old West figure, was buried next to him. She dressed in mens' clothes.
1916. Hard-to-kill Siberian mystic was eventually despatched here. His body was dumped into the city's main river.
1918. Where the last Russian tsar and his family were messily executed. Fourth largest city in Russia.
1940. Dynamic, Russian revolutionary. Assassinated with an ice axe.
1066. Before falling in a battle that saw the end of Anglo-Saxon rule in England, less than three weeks earlier, this man had destroyed an invading force of Scandinavians led by a king and his own, treacherous sibling.
48 BC. Military commander and politician. Assassinated and his severed head was presented to the most famous, ancient Roman of all time who was dismayed by the sight.
9 A.D. "Quintili Vare, legiones redde!" This silly general did not just walk into an ambush... he waltzed in. Suicide like his father before him. Even before the battle was over. Head shaved off and like the above it was given away in a presentation.