Daith and state funeral o Ronald Reagan

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The casket bearing the body of umwhile President Ronald Reagan lies in state in the United States Capitol Rotunda

On 5 Juin, 2004, Ronald Reagan, the 40th Preses o the Unitit States, died efter haein suffered frae Alzheimer's disease for awmaist 10 years. A seiven-day state funeral for Reagan wis held shortly efter his daith.[1]

His casket wis displayed at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Californie, then flewn tae Washington, D.C. on Juin 9 for a service, public viewing and tributes at the U.S. Capitol.[1]

The state funeral wis executed bi the Military District of Washington (MDW) and wis the first syne the funeral of Lyndon B. Johnson in 1973.[1] Richard Nixon, who lead ower Johnson's funeral, declined tae hae a state funeral in 1994.

His funeral wis held on 11 Juin, 2004. He wis buried at the Reagan Presidential Library.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "The State Funeral of Ronald Reagan". CNN. June 11, 2004. Retrieved 2008-05-04.