Front page of the Daily News dated Aug. 23, 1927 Headline: DEAD! After seven years delay, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed at the Charlestown, Mass. state prison for the South Braintree payroll murders committed on April 15, 1920.
The two Italian anarchists, Nicolas SACCO and Bartholomeo VANZETTI, behind prison bars before their execution in the electric chair August 23, 1927 in the United States. They were accused of murdering a bank guard and clerk and were both condemned to death.