Teddy Roosevelt shot during assassination attempt, goes on to give hour and a half long speech

October 14, 1912 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Former president Teddy Roosevelt is shot during an assassination attempt, though he finishes a 90-minute speech before seeking medical attention Roosevelt was campaigning, as he was again running for president under a new party platform: the Progressive Party. The new party was a result of a split between the Republican…

Today in Horror History: October 14

Birthdays: Jack Arnold (October 14, 1916 - March 17, 1992), director of It Came from Outer Space (1953), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), Revenge of the Creature (1955), The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), and Monster on Campus (1958). He also wrote and directed Tarantula (1955). Jack Arnold Udo Kier (October 14, 1944), who starred…