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On their way out for a recording session, John Lennon and Yoko Ono signed several autographs, including a copy of 'Double Fantasy' for Mark David Chapman, which he handed Lennon silently. Upon their return several hours later, Chapman shot Lennon four times (represented here by the four broken guitar strings), and waited silently on the sidewalk for police to arrive.
Location: The Dakota — Manhattan, NYDate: December 8, 1980Weapon: Charter Arms .38 Special RevolverAssassin: Mark David Chapman
John Wilkes Booth caught his spur on a flag as he jumped from the balcony where he shot Lincoln, resulting in a broken leg upon landing. There were eight conspirators in total, thus the eight stars. Booth was the only one who acted in the actual assassination.
Location: Ford's Theatre — Washington, D.C.Date: April 14, 1865Weapon: Philadelphia Deringer PistolAssassin: John Wilkes Booth
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy is perhaps the most contested death in the history of our nation. Shrouded in controversy, spun in a web of complex conspiracy theories, the details of the event are still in question today. On a sunny November day, the President was shot fatally in the head while riding in his motorcade. The suspected killer Lee Harvey Oswald was assassinated two days later by Jack Ruby who was believed to have had ties to the death of JFK, leaving the door to this event wide open.
Location: Dealey Plaza — Dallas, TXDate: November 22, 1963Weapon: 6.5mm Carcano Sniper RifleAssassin: Lee Harvey Oswald
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A group of Roman Senators calling themselves The Liberators conspired to assassination Julius Caesar. Having learned of this plot, Marc Antony attempted to warn Caesar, but was stalled by a group of Senators. As Caesar passed the Theatre of Pompey, the Liberators directed him into a room where the swarmed and stabbed him a total of twenty-three times, only one of which proved to be fatal.Mehr Poster dieser Serie findet Ihr hier : invitationtoanassassination.com
Location: Theatre of Pompey — Rome, ItalyDate: March 15, 44 BCWeapon: Countless DaggersAssassin: The Roman Senate