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On this day in 2009, U. On this day in 1981, John Hinckley Jr. Most Read.
Hinckley was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 shooting of Reagan, his press secretary James Brady and two law enforcement officers outside a Washington hotel.
Hinckley Jr. After Reagan was shot and nearly killed, there was a great deal of confusion at the upper levels of government. The Secret Service voluntarily monitors him during these outings.
When asked about his motive for shooting the president,... Police and Secret Service agents react during the assassination attempt on President Reagan, after a conference outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington on March 30, 1981.
Civil War. Hinckley was later not found not guilty by reason of insanity. The judge this summer ruled Hinckley, who he said is suffering from arthritis and high blood pressure, has been in remission for at least 20 years. The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago will leave a Washington psychiatric hospital Sept.
He had previously been arrested in Tennessee on weapons charges. On this day in 1981, John Hinckley Jr. Interested in this topic?
Hinckley will start off living with his elderly mother in her home in the gated community of Kingsmill, on the 13th hole of a golf course.
Assassination attempt on President Reagan. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. John Hinckley in front of the White House on March 30, 1981. James Brady, press secretary to President Reagan was shot in the head by John Hinckley during his attempted assassination of President Reagan on March 30, 1981.
Hinckley, who spent seven years in college without earning a degree or making a friend, added Foster to his list of obsessions, which also included Nazis, the Beatles and assassins. He paints and plays the guitar and has been involved in both as part of his therapy.
Embassy in Saigon, virtually destroying the building and killing 19 Vietnamese, 2 Americans, and 1 Filipino; 183 others were injured.