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President William McKinley was shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz and died 8 days later. Vice President Theodore Roosevelt was sworn into office.

President McKinley's last speech was released on phonograph record, read by orator William Hooley.

Radio was born in the form of wireless telegraphy when the morse code letter for "S" was transmitted from Poldhu in Cornwall, England to Newfoundland, Canada by Guglielmo Marconi.

Andrew Carnegie's $5,200,000 donation helped set up the New York Public Library system.

Thomas Edison improved his motion picture camera by adding a device that allowed it to "pan."



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