The History Place - This Month in History

President William McKinley (1843-1901) the 25th U.S. President, elected in 1896 and re-elected in 1900. Below: An artist's recreation of the moment when an anarchist, with his right hand wrapped in a bandage concealing a revolver, shot President McKinley during the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY. September 6th, 1901.