1975: President Gerald Ford Survives Assassination Attempt

September 5, 2023 all-day

Lynette (Squeaky) Fromme, a 26-year old member of the Manson family, tried to shoot President Gerald R. Ford in Sacramento, CA on this day. Seventeen days later, Sara Jane Moore would try again in San Francisco. Fortunately, Ford was not injured in either attempt.

Source : Detroit Free Press, September 2, 2012

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