Top Ten Failed Assassination Attempts(With Pictures)

4. Franklin D Roosevelt

The longest serving American President had a close call with death on February 15, 1933 while he was rendering a speech in Miami. His attacker was a mentally unstable Italian man named Giuseppe Zangara. Zangara misfired a bullet after which the crowd attacked him. He managed to fire four more bullets none of which met the intended target but fatally wounded the then mayor of Chicago. Roosevelt led the USA through two critical periods, the Great Depression and the Second World War.

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