The Shot Heard 'Round The World

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1981 - Killed during an annual parade celebrating Egypt's crossing of the Suez Canal, he was one of twelve killed by an assasination squad
1881 - He was shot in the waiting room at Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station, but died from complications 80 days later
1980 - On December 8, his man was shot five times in the back, while walking with his wife in to their apartment building, The Dakota
1963 - He was shot twice by an unseen gunman while riding in his limousine in Dallas, TX
1963 - Field secretary of the NAACP, gunned down by a Ku Klux Klan member
1918 - The Patriarch of the Russian Royal Family, this man perished, along with his wife, son, four daughters and servants in front of a firing squad
1881 - While on his way to a military roll call, this Tsar was assassinated by three different bombs thrown at his bulletproof carriage and then at himself
1945 - Also known as Il Duce, this Prime Minister of Italy was shot twice in the chest, on his own request, after being captured by communits partisans while trying to flee Germany
1968 - Shot three times in the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel shortly after midnight, this senator died at L.A.'s Central Recieving Hospital the next morning
1865 - This man was shot while watching the play, 'Our American Cousin'
1940 - This man was attacked at his home in Mexico. Despite a blow to the head with an ice axe, he lived for more than a day before dying in hospital of severe brain trauma
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1967 - This founder of the American Nazi party was shot to death while leaving a laundromat in Arlington, VA
1965 - Shot a total of 17 times, this man was giving a speech in Manhattan's Audobon Ballroom when he was assassinated by three men, all members of the Nation of Islam
1968 - This Civil Rights leader was standing on the balcony of his hotel room in Memphis, TN, when he was shot at 6:01 p.m. on April 4
1978 - The diminished manslaughter penalty for the murderer of this man led to the 'White Night Riots' in San Fransisco
44 B.C. - Not shot, but stabbed; a total of 23 times, with a total of a purported 60 men aiding in the act, this man was assassinated on the Ides of March
2011 - A Pakistani businessman who served as Governor of Punjab from May of 2008 until his assasination, he was shot 26 times with a submachine gun by one of his own bodyguards
1901 - Shot by an anarchist, he would be the third president to die in office by assassination
1975 - This man was ruler of Saudi Arabia from 1964 until his death, when he was shot twice at point blank range by his nephew in his own home
1916 - Once referred to as 'Our Friend' and 'A Holy Man by the Tsar of Russia, he was shot four times in the back, clubbed, castrated, wrapped in a tarp and thrown into a river
1963 - The first live murder ever seen on US television

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