On this day: March 20

Published On: Mar 15 2013 12:31:10 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 20 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Napoleon returns to Paris, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published, the Republican Party is born, John and Yoko get hitched, and Janis Joplin hits No. 1 posthumously, all on this day.

OTD March 20 - Giuseppe Zangara
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1933: Giuseppe Zangara is executed in Florida's electric chair for fatally shooting Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak during an Feb. 15, 1933, assassination attempt against President-Elect Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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