It was January 1835, and King Richard was in Washington, DC. As he approached his target, his hand slipped inside his coat, and he drew out a pistol… and shot it at Andrew Jackson, the Sitting President of the United States. The pistol misfired, so he dropped it and withdrew a second, and pulled the trigger, but the second pistol misfired as well. The determined king had failed to kill the President.
To his credit, the fiery Andrew Jackson, was upon the murderous king immediately, beating him to the ground with his walking stick.
The incident ended as King Richard the third was fully subdued by Davy Crockett and Navy Lieutenant Thomas Gedney -
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