Political · United States

Anarchists detonate 8 bombs in 8 cities to protest deportation of immigrant criminals and anti-sedition laws

June 2, 1919 United States Anarchists send and detonate 8 mail bombs to government officials on 8 US cities The victims targeted by the mail bombs either supported the deportation of immigrants accused of crimes, or endorsed anti-sedition laws (laws which punished those who used "disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language" about the United States,… Continue reading Anarchists detonate 8 bombs in 8 cities to protest deportation of immigrant criminals and anti-sedition laws

Crime Scene Photography · Massacres/Mass Murder · Political · Spain

A failed assassination attempt against King Alfonso XIII on his wedding day resulted in 15 or more bystanders killed and many more wounded

May 31, 1906 Madrid, Spain An assassination attempt against King Alfonso XIII fails to kill its target but kills at least 15 and injures 100 bystanders The attack happened as the King and his newly-wed Queen Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg were in a procession celebrating their marriage on their wedding day. Anarchist Mateo Morral concealed… Continue reading A failed assassination attempt against King Alfonso XIII on his wedding day resulted in 15 or more bystanders killed and many more wounded

New York · Political

Assassination of William McKinley

September 6, 1901 Buffalo, New York Anarchist Leon Czolgosz shoots President William McKinley twice in the abdomen Czolgosz turned to anarchism after he lost his job during the Panic of 1893, an economic depression that lasted 4 years. Czolgosz believed McKinley was a symbol of a corrupt government and it was his duty as an… Continue reading Assassination of William McKinley