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President-elect Roosevelt escapes assassination attempt 80 years ago this hour (1933)


Video: 'The Attempted Assassination of Franklin D. Roosevelt'

(Wednesday, February 15, 1933, shortly after 11:00 p.m. local time) — President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt escaped an assassination attempt in Miami today that mortally wounded Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak and left four others injured. Gunman Giuseppe Zangara was executed more than four weeks later. Continue reading President-elect Roosevelt escapes assassination attempt 80 years ago this hour (1933)