North Side Gang
Dwight H. Green
Sylvestro Carolla
Fred Burke
W. R. Burnett

See also

Al Capone

Knowledge Identifier: +Al_Capone


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




This timeline needs to be reviewed and corrected, as it has been automatically generated from multiple web sources.
Please help improve it by adding dated informations, images and videos about Al Capone.

Al Capone was born in 1899 add something


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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"


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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"


New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992 add something


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


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


Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011 add something


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


Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2016 add something