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The St. Valentines Day Massacre – Key Facts

The St. Valentines Day Massacre February 13 1929 Jack McGurn instructed a local booze hijacker to contact Bugs Moran. The hijacker would tell Moran that he had obtained a shipment of Old Log Cabin whiskey which he would sell to the North Side Gang for a low price of $57 per case. The time and place was set, a garage at 2122 North Clark Street. February 14 1929, 4. of Al Capone's hitmen followed 7 North Side Gang members into the garage. The first 2 hitmen were dressed in police uniform while the other 2 waited in the police car (following a short time after). 10:30am The first 2 hitmen lined up the 7 gang members up the wall with their backs turned. Bugs Moran Didn't Show Bugs Moran wasn't there, Albert Weinshank was the mobster that they had mistaken for Moran. Bugs Moran was running late and as he turned up he saw the police presence and decided to drive-off. Gunfire Ensued 150 shots were fired at the North Side mobsters, and it is believed that each mobster had an average of 15 bullets in them by the end of the shooting. Frank Gusenberg's Last Words Frank Gusenberg was the only mobster that was still barely alive when police turned up. They asked who shot him, he answered: 'Nobody shot me.' He died a few hours later. Highball The German Shepherd The NCS The only survivor was a German Shepherd called Highball who alerted neighbors to the garage with his howling. Revenge on Jack McGurn McGurn was assassinated by 3 men using machine guns on February 15, 1936, one day after the seventh anniversary of the St. Valentine's Day massacre, at a Bowling Alley.

The St. Valentines Day Massacre – Key Facts

shared by thencs on Apr 27
A Timeline of key events that happened on February 14, 1929. The day that Al Capones Chicago Outfit wiped out 7 North Side gang members in a garage situated on North Clark Street.



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