Today in True Crime History: September 19

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1881 — President James Garfield dies after he was shot 79 days earlier.

1934 — Bruno Hauptmann is arrested in New York after ransom money links him to the abduction and death of the Lindbergh baby. He was executed two years later.

1937 — Seven inmates try to escape from Folsom State Prison. Two escapees, a warden, and an officer died in the process. The other five…

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