John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald are names every American kid learns in history class. If you didn't already know, these men assassinated two U.S. presidents—Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, respectively. The names Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme and Sara Jane Moore are obviously less well known, but perhaps they shouldn't be. These two women, independently, attempted to assassinate a U.S. president, and they were the only women in history to do so. But that's not the weirdest part of the story.
Life And Trial Of Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme
She went from Manson Family member to assassin.
Why Sara Jane Moore Tried To Kill Gerald Ford
Moore seems calm, cool, and collected in explaining herself more than 32 years after firing a gun at a US president.
10 Failed Assassination Attempts
Moore and Fromme attempted but failed, too.
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