Question: How Many Presidents Had Unsuccessful Assassination Attempts On Their Lives?

What presidents have had assassination attempts?

Four sitting presidents have been killed, all of them by gunshot: Abraham Lincoln (1865), James A.

Garfield (1881), William McKinley (1901), and John F.

Kennedy (1963).

How many assassination attempts did Reagan have?

Believing he would never get a better chance, Hinckley fired a Röhm RG-14 .22 long rifle blue steel revolver six times in 1.7 seconds. Five out of the six shots missed the president.

When did each president die?

Presidents in order of death

OrderPresidentDate
1George WashingtonDecember 14, 1799
2Thomas JeffersonJuly 4, 1826
3John AdamsJuly 4, 1826
4James MonroeJuly 4, 1831

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Did anyone die in Reagan assassination attempt?

On March 30, 1981, Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th President of the United States, was shot and wounded by John Hinckley Jr. in Washington, D.C., as he was returning to his limousine after a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel.