3rd July 1915 (Saturday)

War!

On the American home front: German-American Erich Muenter, also known as Erich Holt or  Frank Holt, plants a bomb on board the SS Minnehaha in New York, a ship loaded with munitions bound for Britain, before attempting (unsuccessfully) to assassinate financier  J.P.Morgan Jr who has arranged for Britain to borrow large amounts in the US to finance its war effort against Germany.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Muenter

http://www.nndb.com/people/934/000171421/

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