President McKinley’s assassin executed while cameras roll 110 years ago this hour (1901)

(Monday, October 29, 1901, 7:12 a.m. ET) — With motion picture cameras rolling, Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist who assassinated U.S. President William McKinley in Buffalo, New York, last month, was executed today by three jolts, each of 1800 volts, at Auburn Prison in Auburn, New York.

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