Important events in the US history
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The attempt on the life of US President Ronald Reagan is one of the most important events in the country’s history over the past 33 years. The incident happened on March 30, 1981, barely three months into Ronald’s first term office. While walking out of a function at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., the president, his spokesman James Brady and two police officers, Jerry Parr and Thomas Delahanty were fired upon by John Hinckley, Jr. In August 2014, spokesman James Brady died of head injuries related to the attack. President Reagan had his chest and the lower right limb hit by bullets. He also suffered injuries to his lung, which triggered heavy hemorrhage, bu...