When Mary Jane Lovesy was born on 8 October 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Edmund Shepherd Lovesy, was 24 and her mother, Clara Maddock, was 18. She died on 8 September 1868, at the age of 4, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President
"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.