Daily Question – 20

What had just happened?

U.S. President James Garfield had just been shot by Charles Guiteau. He would go on to die 80 days later because of complications arising from the shooting.

21 of you had the right answer! In order – Sankhya, zizzyphus, Thomas Masun, BoFi, The Clueless Anon, anannyad, DP, vijaysarathy, Manish Mani, anon-on-narkotix, citibak(rupt), Vishal, Ashwin Prabhu, Srinivasan Rajagopal, Mani, Thejaswi Udupa, Arun.A.S, bobo, Gaurav, kasthuri and CR. Good cracks!

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25 responses to “Daily Question – 20

  1. President James Garfield has just been shot by Charles Guiteau in 1881

  2. President James Garfield with James Blaine after being shot by Charles Guiteau depicted in engraving from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.

  3. Dear Uncle:

    Bad Uncle Charles Guiteau has just shot Named-After-A-Cartoon-Cat Uncle James Garfield. In the background, far left, you can see Uncle Alexander Graham Bell thinking: “Fuck, now I have to work faster on the metal detector.”

    Kind regards,
    Thomas Masun

  4. Pres Garfield being shot by Guiteau

    So are we doing the assassinations in chronological order then? One must check up on Mckinley…

  5. The Clueless Anon

    The cartoon cat has just been shot. Drawing by Frank Leslie.

  6. Assassination of James Garfield, Prez of US, 1881, in the spine (bearded fellow holding his back)

  7. Assassination of James garfield 20th President of USA

  8. vijaysarathy

    assassination of james garfield

  9. Manish Mani

    Garfield’s Assasination

  10. Just guessing – Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford?

  11. anon-on-narkotix

    James Garfield had just been shot

  12. Lots of things may have happened.
    1.Someone told the bearded gentleman that Thomas Masun did not win the Kochi open and he fainted.
    2. Charles Gaiteau just shot Prez garfield

  13. President Garfield shot by Charles Guiteau

  14. Ashwin Prabhu

    Wiki says – An engraving of James A. Garfield’s assassination, published in Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.

  15. James Garfield holding his back after Charles Guiteau shot him… This was the famous bullet stuck in his spine for which Alexander Graham Bell invented the metal detector…

  16. Lord Sidcup

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln and Booth being caught

  17. Abraham Lincoln just got shot.

  18. Charles Guiteau had just shot James Garfield, the US President

  19. Thejaswi Udupa

    An opportunity had just been created for Alexander Graham Bell to test his metal detector, and make a fool of himself thanks to a metal bed frame.

    In other words, Guiteau had just shot Garfield.

  20. Assassination of James Garfield.

  21. James Garfield was either shot or badly needs a dose of iodex.

  22. Death of President Garfield with James G. Blaine after being shot by Charles Guiteau.

  23. Wasi Manazir

    Assasination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
    no chance I guess…..

  24. attempt on Garfield’s life. The prez, not the cat.

  25. POTUS James Garfield shot by Charles Guiteau..