The St. Valentines Day Massacre

The St. Valentines Day Massacre

As Valentines draws closer, we look at what is now known as, The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre. The 1929 murder of six mob associates and a mechanic of the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran during the Prohibition Era. It resulted from the struggle — between the Irish American gang and the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone — to take control of organised crime in Chicago.Former members of the Egan’s Rats gang were also suspected of having played a significant role in the incident, assisting Capone.

Added on: February 10th, 2015

Category: BIOGRAPHY, CRIME, GANGSTERS, HISTORY, MONEY

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