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


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 garage at 1723 North Wood Street where police discovered the charred remnants of a car likely used in the shootings: St. Valentine's Day Massacre


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


1926 Hawthorn st. Hotel Al Capones headquarters sept 26 shot up by Bugs Moran leading too Bugs death in the St Valentine's Day massacre


The grisly scene after four gunmen executed seven member of George "Bugs" Moran's gang on February 14, 1929. We call it "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre." Although Al Capone was suspected, no one was ever charged or convicted with the murders.

from All That Is Interesting

A Haunting Photograph Of The 1929 St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

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.


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.


Site of the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago in 1929. Was this ordered by Al Capone? There is still disagreement over that. The site is now a senior citizen facility and across the street is the spot where Chicago's famous pan pizza was created.