Video: 'Gerald Ford - Assassination Attempts (02)' (Sept. 22, 1975, at 1:08)
(Monday, September 22, 1975, 3:25 p.m. PDT) — Sara Jane Moore, 45, fired a single shot from a .38 caliber revolver at U.S. President Gerald R. Ford today outside the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, but a civilian bystander deflected the gun just as it went off and Ford was not hit.
Moore’s assassination attempt took place just 17 days after Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme’s attempted assassination of Ford in Sacramento, California.
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(Wednesday, September 22, 1965) — The Beatles’ drummer Ringo Starr and his wife, Maureen, were filmed today leaving Queen Charlotte’s Maternity Hospital in London with their nine-day-old son Zak, accompanied by nanny Marion Bramwell, en route to the Starkey’s home at 34 Montagu Square.
(Sunday, September 22, 1985, 10:00 a.m.-midnight CDT) — The first Farm Aid, a concert staged to raise money for family farmers in the United States, was held today at University of Illinois’ Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois, featuring rock and country music artists like John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson and Neil Young.
Attended by 80,000 people, the event raised over $9 million for America’s family farmers.