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
A rather bloody result of a prohibition-era conflict between two gangs in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago, seven men were killed on Valentine’s Day in 1929 by Al Capone’s mob. The resulting public outrage was so great that the tragic incident marked the beginning of Capone’s dwindling influence in the windy city.