PHOTO: Today is the 80th Anniversary of Giuseppe Zangara attempting to assasinate FDR in Bayfront Park

Saw this on HuffPo’s Facebook stream. On February 15, 1932, this guy here tried shooting at President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the Bayfront Park area while he was in town visiting. FDR was not hurt, but five others were including Chicago’s mayor at the time.

“80 years ago today, Giuseppe Zangara tried to assassinate FDR in Miami. When asked if he had any last words, Zangara replied “Push da button” – via State Archives of Florida / Huffington Post