On this day in 1831 James Garfield was born in Ohio. He was the 20th president of the United States — but not for long. Four months into his term, on 2 July 1881, he was shot twice by Charles Guiteau.
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Former United States Vice President Levi P. Morton was born on this day in 1824, in Shoreham, Vermont.
Levi P. Morton also died on this day — on his 96th birthday! — in 1920.