Friday, February 14, 2014

On This Date in Minnesota History: February 14

February 14, 1929 – The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, which left seven dead in Chicago’s North Clark Street warehouse, is believed to have been the result of an ongoing battle for power between two major gangs – The South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by [St. Paul, Minn.-native] George “Bugs Moran.” 

St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
in Chicago’s North Clark Street Warehouse

St. Paul, Minn.-native George “Bugs" Moran

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