On This Day in 1934; Alcatraz officially opens.
b “We are looking forward to great things from Alcatraz.” – Attorney-General Homer Cummings at the official opening in 1934. “Alcatraz was never no good for nobody.” – Convict Frank Weatherman, Number AZ1576, the last convict admitted to The Rock, on its closure in 1963. Alcatraz is 85 years old today. At least it’s 85…