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Warren Beatty
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Sam Maceo
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Charles Fischetti
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Bugsy Siegel

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Bugsy Siegel

American gangster who was involved with the Genovese crime family add

Category: Justice-Crime

Born in 1906.

Countries: United States (47%), California (20%), (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Bugsy, California, Nevada

Linked to: Murder, Inc., Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, Jews, Los Angeles Herald-Examiner

 

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Bugsy Siegel was born in 1906 add something


1929

On January 28, 1929, Siegel married Esta Krakower, his childhood sweetheart and sister of contract killer Whitey Krakower add something


1930

In the late 1930s, the East Coast mob sent Siegel to California add something


1931

Castellammarese War - Siegel and Anastasia, together with Vito Genovese and Joe Adonis, were the four gunmen who shot New York mob boss Joe Masseria to death on Luciano's orders on April 15, 1931, formally ending the Castellammarese War add something

 

Sam Maceo - Gambling had been legalized in Nevada in 1931 and this distinct advantage over Galveston, Texas gradually lured mob figures such as New York City's Bugsy Siegel to Las Vegas


1932

In the fall of 1932, Siegel checked into a hospital and later on that night he sneaked out add something


1934

Siegel had traveled to Southern Nevada in 1934 with Meyer Lansky's lieutenant Moe Sedway, on Lansky's orders to explore expanding operations add something


1939

On November 22, 1939, Siegel, Whitey Krakower, and two other gang members killed Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg add something


1941

In September, 1941, Siegel was tried for the Greenberg murder add something


1942

By 1942, the syndicate's wire operation was earning them half a million dollars a day add something

 

Walter Rheinschild - In 1942, Rheinschild was a prosecution witness against Bugsy Siegel on charges of murdering Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg; Rheinschild testified he had seen Siegel near Greenberg's house on many occasions in the weeks prior to the murder


1944

During World War II, on March 10, 1944, the Local Draft Board tried to draft Siegel in the U.S. Army by asking for a waiver of an age limit, but the State Director of Selective Service refused the waiver because of the reputed legal dealings with Siegel's attorney that prohibited the induction add something


1946

In 1946, a meeting was held with the "board of directors" of the syndicate in Havana, Cuba so that Luciano, who was exiled to Sicily, could arrive and make the final decision add something

 

In spring 1946, he saw an opportunity to achieve legitimacy in William R. Wilkerson's Flamingo Hotel add something

 

Throughout the spring of 1946, Siegel proved useful add something

 

In May 1946, Siegel decided the agreement had to be altered to give him control of the Flamingo add something

 

On June 20, 1946, Siegel formed the Nevada Project Corporation of California, naming himself president add something

 

The first indication of trouble came in early November 1946 add something

 

Its opening would be held that same evening, December 26, 1946 add something

 

The Flamingo opened on December 26, 1946 add something

 

Charles Fischetti - Havana Conference - Fischetti attended the 1946 Havana Conference of Cosa Nostra leaders and received the "murder contract" on Bugsy Siegel


1947

In 1947, the wire service was eventually ceded by Jack Dragna due to the several complications with Siegel, thus, aggravating Ben. Nonetheless, Siegel raked a percentage of profits from the largest prostitution ring in the West add something

 

It reopened in March, 1947, and began turning a profit add something


Bugsy Siegel died in 1947 add something

 

Under pressure to have the hotel make some money, Siegel moved the opening from Wilkerson's original date of March 1, 1947 to the day after Christmas, 1946 add something

 

On the night of June 20, 1947, as Siegel sat with his associate Allen Smiley in Virginia Hill's Beverly Hills, California home reading the "Los Angeles Times", an unknown assailant fired at him through the window with a add something


1991

Virginia Hill - Hill was portrayed by actress Annette Bening in the 1991 film "Bugsy", a dramatization of her relationship with Bugsy Siegel, played by Warren Beatty

 

Warren Beatty - In 1991, he produced and starred as the real-life gangster Bugsy Siegel in the critically and commercially acclaimed "Bugsy", directed by Barry Levinson, which was nominated for 10 Academy *awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor


2004

The possible vandalism was perpetrated in late 2004 by an anonymous user who edited only this article add something


2007

Broadcast: April 3, 2007, The Biography Channel add something


2015

Joe Mantegna portrayed Siegel in the 2015 film "Kill Me, Deadly" add something