Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Miami. On February 15th, 1933, Giuseppe Zangara was trying to shoot Franklin Roosevelt. He missed his intended target and hit Cermak, who died of his wounds on March 6th. Zangara went to the electric chair.
Bolsheviks. The Romanov family was killed under direct orders from Vladimir Lenin,leader of the Bolsheviks.
|How was Charles J. Guiteau, assassin of James Garfield, executed?||Assassinations
Hanging. Guiteau was hanged in the District of Columbia jail on June 30th, 1882.
Michael Collins. The Irish patriot and founder of the IRA was killed by his former comrades who were angered by his allowing Britain to maintain control of the six northern counties of Ireland.
|Which U.S. President was shot and killed by Leon Czolgosz in Buffalo, New York?||Assassinations
William McKinley. Czolgosz, an avowed anarchist, went to the electric chair for his crime.
|What world leader was assassinated during a military revue in October of 1981?||Assassinations
Anwar Sadat. Sadat was killed during a military parade by Muslim extremists who were angered by his peace treaty with Israel's Menachem Begin three years prior.
1948. Gandhi was shot and killed by Nathurum Vinayak Godse, a Hindu fanatic who was opposed to the partition of India into the nations of India and Pakistan.
Sarajevo. Princip pushed his way through towards the Archduke's automobile and fired the fatal shots.
Gavrilo Princip. This 19 year-old Serbian nationalist ignited the powder keg that started World War I. A vast system of alliances exploded into the 'war to end all wars.' Princip died in prison of tuberculosis a few years later.
|How many people were executed for the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln?||Assassinations
Four. Lewis Powell (or Paine), David Herold, George Atzerodt, and Mary Surrat were all hanged for being co-conspirators of John Wilkes Booth. Hundreds of people were investigated and imprisoned for being allegedly linked to the conspiracy.