Pancho Villa Assassination


July 20, 1923


Pancho Villa Assassination

What occurred

Obregon feared rebellion which led to the assassination of Pancho Villa. Villa was on the way home from the bank when his car was shot at 40 times. The killers claimed personal motives for the crime many citizens began to blame Obregon and Calles. This is seen as one of Obregon's most cowardly acts.

Student name(s)

Maggie Peterjohn and Daniel Cox


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