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Wall Street Bomb - 1920

September 16, 1920 (Thursday, 12 noon) - Attempt on life of J. P. Morgan.

An old wagon, pulled by an old dark bay horse, travelled westward on Wall Street, halted about 75 feet from Broad St., near 23 Wall St., the offices of J. P. Morgan & Co. and exploded. 400 were injured, 38 persons were killed. Terrorist message found: "Remember

We Will Not Tolerate Any Longer Free the political prisoners Or it will be death For all of you American Anarchists Fighters". No culprit ever apprehended. (

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