April 14 in history: Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Titanic hits an iceberg and more

From the assassination of Abraham Lincoln to the accident of Titanic, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive into today's history.

1865

US President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated in Washington.

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1903

Dr Harry Plotz discovers a vaccine against typhoid.

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1912

RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic, about 1500 die.

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1986

Heaviest hailstones ever recorded, of 1kg, hit Bangladesh, kill 92.

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1988

USSR decides to withdraw from Afghanistan.

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