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Al Capone

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Al Capone

American gangster who led a Prohibition-era crime syndicate add

Category: Justice-Crime

Born in 1899.

Countries: United States (63%), Florida (17%), United Kingdom (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Florida, North Side Gang, Dwight H. Green

Linked to: Catholic school, Orion Publishing Group, Five Points Gang, North Side Gang

 

Timeline


 

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Al Capone was born in 1899 add something


1918

On December 30, 1918, at age 19, Capone married Mae Josephine Coughlin, who was Irish Catholic and who, earlier that month, had given birth to their first son, Albert Francis Capone add something


1920

The Chicago Outfit, which subsequently became known as the Capones, was dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging liquor, and other illegal activities, such as prostitution, in Chicago from the early 1920s to 1931 add something


1924

The 1924 town council elections in Cicero became known as one of the most crooked elections in the Chicago area's long history of rigged elections, with voters threatened by thugs at polling stations add something

 

Frank did so until his death on April 1, 1924 and Ralph ran the bottling companies early on, and was the front man for the Chicago Outfit for some time until he was imprisoned for tax evasion in 1932 add something

 

In May 1924, O'Banion discovered that their Sieben Brewery was going to be raided by federal agents and sold his share to Torrio add something

 

Torrio's people murdered O'Banion in revenge on October 10, 1924, provoking a gang war add something

 

Morey Amsterdam - By 1924, he was working in a speakeasy operated by Al Capone


1925

In 1925, Torrio was severely injured in an attack by the North Side Gang; he turned over his business to Capone and returned to Italy add something

 

North Side Gang - On January 12, 1925, Weiss, Bugs Moran, and Vincent Drucci, attempted to kill Torrio's lieutenant, Al Capone at a Chicago South Side restaurant


1926

On September 20, 1926, the North Side gang shot into Capone's entourage as he was eating lunch in the Hawthorne Hotel restaurant add something


1928

In 1928, Capone bought a 14-room retreat on Palm Island, Florida, close to Miami Beach add something


1929

In 1929, the Bureau of Prohibition agent Eliot Ness began an investigation of Capone and his business, attempting to get a conviction for Prohibition violations add something

 

On the morning of Thursday February 14, 1929, Capone's lookouts signaled gunmen disguised as police to start a "raid" add something

 

Sylvestro Carolla - In 1929, boss Al Capone was trying to force Carollo to supply Capone's Chicago Outfit with imported alcohol and cut off Joe Aiello, a rival bootlegger in Chicago

 

International Brotherhood of Teamsters - In 1929, the Teamsters and unions in Chicago even approached gangster Roger Touhy and asked for his protection from Al Capone and his Chicago Outfit, which were seeking to control the area's unions


1930

Dwight H. Green - It would be Green's primary responsibility to help fight the organized crime operationssuch as Al Capone's gangwhich virtually ruled Chicago and much of the state in the 1930s


1931

Capone was convicted on federal charges of tax evasion in 1931 and sentenced to federal prison; he was released on parole in 1939 add something

 

In 1931 Capone was indicted for income tax evasion and various violations of the Volstead Act at the Chicago Federal Building in the courtroom of Judge James Herbert Wilkerson add something

 

Meyer Lansky - After Al Capone's 1931 conviction for tax evasion and prostitution, Lansky saw that he too was vulnerable to a similar prosecution


1932

In May 1932, Capone was sent to Atlanta U.S. Penitentiary, but he was able to obtain special privileges add something

 

W. R. Burnett - The Al Capone theme was one he returned to in 1932 with "Scarface"


1933

His isolation and the repeal of Prohibition in December 1933, which reduced a major source of revenue, diminished his power add something


1934

He was transferred to Alcatraz on August 11, 1934, which was newly established as a prison on an island off San Francisco add something


1939

Capone completed his term in Alcatraz on January 6, 1939, and was transferred to the Federal Correctional Institution at Terminal Island in California, to serve the one-year contempt of court term he was originally sentenced to serve in Chicago's Cook County Jail add something

 

He was paroled on November 16, 1939, and, after having spent a short time in a hospital, returned to his home in Palm Island, Florida add something

 

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital - In 1939, noted gangster Al Capone spent time at the hospital to cure his syphilis, after his release from Alcatraz

 

Edward O'Hare - In November 1939, his father was shot to death, most likely by Al Capone's gunmen


1946

In 1946, his physician and a Baltimore psychiatrist performed examinations and concluded that Capone, due to brain damage caused by the syphilis, had the mental capability of a 12-year-old child add something


Al Capone died in 1947 add something

 

On January 21, 1947, Capone had a stroke add something

 

On January 25, 1947, he died from cardiac arrest after suffering a stroke add something


1959

American Mafia - Rod Steiger was the first to play Capone in an American theatrical film in 1959's "Al Capone", which was followed in the 1960s by a few more films based on true mafia-related stories, such as "Murder, Inc." and "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre", in which Jack Nicholson played an uncredited role as a hitman


1962

The movie is set in 1962, 15 years after Capone's death add something


1974

The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for one week in 1974 add something


1986

Geraldo Rivera - In April 1986, Rivera hosted the syndicated special "The Mystery of Al Capone's Vault", an ill-fated adventure wherein Rivera excavated what he had been told was the site of Al Capone's buried treasure trove


1987

Billy Drago - Drago is perhaps best known for the role of Al Capone's henchman Frank Nitti in Brian De Palma's 1987 film "The Untouchables"


1992

New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992 add something


2004

Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Co., 2004 add something

 

Fred Burke - "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre: The Untold Story Of The Bloodbath That Brought Down Al Capone" Nashville: Cumberland House, 2004


2009

In May 2009, his rendition of the song was recorded for the first time in history add something


2011

Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011 add something


2012

The song was released however in September 2012 in celebration of the Bad 25th anniversary add something

 

Tom Hardy - He stated in January 2012 that he had been watching gangster films in preparation for his role as Al Capone in David Yates' "Cicero" trilogy, which is expected to begin filming in 2013


2016

Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2016 add something

 

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