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

Published March 25, 2012
Updated January 12, 2018

1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre Photo

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.

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