14 February 1929, St Valentine’s Day Massacre

Al Capone And the St. Valentine's Day Massacre

The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder of seven mob associates as part of a prohibition era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. Former members of the Egan's Rats gang were also suspected of having played a significant role in the incident, assisting Capone.

The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder of seven mob associates as part of a prohibition era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. Former members of the Egan's Rats gang were also suspected of having played a significant role in the incident, assisting Capone.

St. Valentines Day Massacre..proves that old newspaper saying..."if it bleeds, it leads"

St. Valentines Day Massacre..proves that old newspaper saying..."if it bleeds, it leads"

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre remains the most notorious gangster killing of the Prohibition era. The massacre made Al Capone a national celebrity as well as brought him the unwanted attention of the federal government.  2122 N. Clark St, Chicago IL

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre remains the most notorious gangster killing of the Prohibition era. The massacre made Al Capone a national celebrity as well as brought him the unwanted attention of the federal government. 2122 N. Clark St, Chicago IL

St. Valentines Day Massacre: Police removing bodies from the garage at 2122 N Clark St., 1929 (Chicago Pin of the Day, 2/14/2014).

St. Valentines Day Massacre: Police removing bodies from the garage at 2122 N Clark St., 1929 (Chicago Pin of the Day, 2/14/2014).

Feb. 14, 1929. Seven rivals of Al Capone's gang are gunned down in a Chicago garage in what becomes known as the "St. Valentine's Day Massacre."

Feb. 14, 1929. Seven rivals of Al Capone's gang are gunned down in a Chicago garage in what becomes known as the "St. Valentine's Day Massacre."

The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder of seven mob associates as part of a prohibition era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. Former members of the Egan's Rats gang were also suspected of having played a significant role in the incident, assisting Capone.

The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder of seven mob associates as part of a prohibition era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. Former members of the Egan's Rats gang were also suspected of having played a significant role in the incident, assisting Capone.

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