Keel laid: Oct 17, 1888
Launched: Nov 18, 1889
Born: Sep 07, 1900 · Ferruzzano, Italy
Died: Mar 20, 1933 · Raiford, FL
Height: 5′ 1″ (1.55 m)Highlights
- 1900: Zangara was born on September 7, 1900 in Ferruzzano, Calabria, Italy.
- 1923: After serving in the Tyrolean Alps in World War I, he did a variety of menial jobs in his home village before emigrating with his uncle to the United States in 1923.
- 1929: He settled in Paterson, New Jersey and became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1929.
- 1933: Zangara was an Italian American anarchist who shot Cermak and four others in Miami, Florida on February 15, 1933, during a speech by United States President–elect Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- 1933: On March 20, 1933, after spending only 10 days on death row, Zangara was executed in Old Sparky, the electric chair at Florida State Prison in Raiford.
Inventors: John Mauchly · J. Presper Eckert
Start date: Dec 24, 1979
End date: Feb 15, 1989