Incident

2-15-1933 Florida Miami 5-1

Location

February 15, 1933

Bayfront Park
Incident Address
Miami, Florida

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Mayor Anton Joseph Cermak
  • Age: 59
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Mrs. Joseph H. Gill
  • Age: 36
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Miss Margaret Kruis
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: William Sinnott
  • Age: 46
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Russell Caldwell
  • Age: 22
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Giuseppe Zangara
  • Age: 32
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Political Violence
  • Backfill

Notes

Attempted to kill President elect FDR with .32-caliber US Revolver Company Shot wildly only slightly injuring 4 of 6 that were shot

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun

Sources

District

Congressional District: 27
State Senate District: 36
State House District: 113