AL CAPONE - In severe decline from syphilis he had contracted when he was a much younger man, by 1946, he was reduced to the mentality of a 12-year-old child, according to his doctor, and would rant about Bugs Moran, Communists and immigrants. He had a stroke on January 21, 1947, and died from cardiac arrest four days later.
The Ohio Club in Hot Springs Arkansas. Al Capone, Bugsy Segel, Bugs Moran, Lucky Luciano, just to name a few of the gangsters who hung around here and it was also visited by many Major League Ball players since they had springs training in Hot Springs in the early 1900's. Babe Ruth was the most famous to visit.
Hymie Weiss: After O’Banion’s murder on Nov. 10, 1924, Weiss took command of the North Side Gang and swore to avenge his friend’s death. On Jan. 12, 1925, Weiss and his men fired on Al Capone’s limousine in front of a South Side restaurant; Capone was not present at the time. 12 days later, Weiss and Bugs Moran ambushed Johnny Torrio, the head of the South Side Gang, outside his home. Despite being badly wounded by pistol and shotgun fire, Torrio survived, and the rival gangs readied for…
George Moran (August 21, 1891 - February 25, 1957), better known by the alias "Bugs" Moran, was a Chicago Prohibition-era gangster. He has been credited with popularizing the act of driving by a rival's hangout and spraying it with gunfire, now referred to as a drive-by shooting. On February 14, 1929, in an event which has become known as the Saint Valentine's Day massacre, seven members of his gang were gunned down in a warehouse, supposedly on the orders of Moran's rival Al Capone.