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by THunt
Wed, Mar 20, 2019, 5:58 am
Forum: 1900-1920: Black Hand Era
Topic: Murder Stable Legend - East Harlem, NY
Replies: 1
Views: 1251

Re: Murder Stable Legend - East Harlem, NY

On this date (March 20) in 1912: Pasquarella Spinelli is killed at her boarding stable business in East Harlem, a site later known as The Murder Stable.

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https://mafiahistory.us/a005/f_murderstable.html
by THunt
Thu, Mar 14, 2019, 11:11 am
Forum: 1986-Current: Recent Events
Topic: Gambino boss Cali shot, killed at his home
Replies: 0
Views: 1408

Gambino boss Cali shot, killed at his home

Francesco Cali, reputed boss of New York's Gambino Crime Family, was shot to death outside his Todt Hill, Staten Island, home last night (March 13, 2019) just after 9 p.m. A blue pickup truck was observed leaving the area at about that time. Police are investigating. https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-cI-Ol...
by THunt
Thu, Mar 7, 2019, 8:27 am
Forum: 1920-1933: Prohibition Era
Topic: 'Lucky' and 'Joe the Boss' arrested in Miami
Replies: 0
Views: 1332

'Lucky' and 'Joe the Boss' arrested in Miami

On this date (March 7) in 1930: Salvatore "Charlie Luciano" Lucania and Mafia boss of bosses Giuseppe Masseria paid fines at Miami Criminal Court and returned to New York City. They were arrested, along with 16 other men, while gambling in a Miami hotel following the Sharkey-Scott heavyweight boxing...
by THunt
Mon, Mar 4, 2019, 3:15 pm
Forum: 1933-1950: Post-Prohibition
Topic: Execution of Lepke Buchalter, Weiss, Capone
Replies: 0
Views: 1293

Execution of Lepke Buchalter, Weiss, Capone

On this date (March 4) in 1944, reputed Murder Inc. boss Louis "Lepke" Buchalter and aides Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss and Louis Capone were executed in Sing Sing Prison's electric chair. https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6Lo4jXCA1a8/XH1-subhkjI/AAAAAAAAKvQ/jkdeI2L3T14UB_6DQWRe-j_VFHHumGEvwCLcBGAs/s1600/smhed.pn...
by THunt
Sun, Mar 3, 2019, 12:36 pm
Forum: 1957-1963: Post-Apalachin
Topic: Giancana's Doctor
Replies: 3
Views: 1731

Re: Giancana's Doctor

FBI also reported in 1958 on a Dr. William D. Nestos of Chicago, whose patients seemed to be exclusively members of the Chicago Ouftit. FBI did not specifically link Dr. Nestos with Giancana. It reported that Gus Alex was a close associate of the doctor. Dr. Nestos was said to visit Las Vegas about ...
by THunt
Sun, Mar 3, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: 1957-1963: Post-Apalachin
Topic: Giancana's Doctor
Replies: 3
Views: 1731

Re: Giancana's Doctor

I'm not sure this is what you're looking for: In 1975, Giancana had gall bladder surgery performed by Dr. Michael DeBakey of Houston, Texas. I assume the procedure was performed at Methodist Hospital in Houston. The FBI reported that attorney Jorge Castillo persuaded DeBakey to take on Giancana as a...
by THunt
Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 8:01 am
Forum: 1957-1963: Post-Apalachin
Topic: 'Longie' Zwillman suicide
Replies: 0
Views: 1311

'Longie' Zwillman suicide

On this date in 1959... Abner "Longie" Zwillman, fifty-three-year-old veteran New Jersey rackets boss, was found dead in his West Orange home on February 26, 1959. That morning at 10 o'clock, his wife Mary discovered his lifeless body. It was suspended from its neck by a loop of electrical cord tied...
by THunt
Thu, Feb 14, 2019, 7:29 am
Forum: 1920-1933: Prohibition Era
Topic: St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Replies: 0
Views: 1285

St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Disguised as law enforcement officers, gunmen murdered seven members and associates of George "Bugs" Moran's North Side gang at 10:30 in the morning of February 14, 1929. The North Siders were assembled at the SMC Cartage Company garage, 2122 North Clark Street. A team of professional killers, two o...
by THunt
Thu, Feb 7, 2019, 5:26 am
Forum: 1930-1931: Castellammarese War
Topic: Detroit boss Lamare killed at his home
Replies: 0
Views: 1281

Detroit boss Lamare killed at his home

An ally of New York City's "Joe the Boss" Masseria during the Castellammarese War, Detroit boss Cesare "Chester' Lamare was shot to death in his home on this date (Feb. 7) in 1931. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dyy5rA0W0AAxGFd.jpg Read more about Lamare: American Mafia Who Was Who. https://mob-who.blo...
by THunt
Thu, Feb 7, 2019, 5:00 am
Forum: 1900-1920: Black Hand Era
Topic: Magaddino's arrival
Replies: 0
Views: 1313

Magaddino's arrival

Stefano Magaddino, future boss of the Mafia of western New York, arrived in the U.S. as a teenager on Feb. 7, 1909. He settled with family in the growing community of Castellammaresi in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-gjax0FOwiV8/WJnO9kve20I/AAAAAAAAHvk/nqQQch2LCIIok8M83mPETtzLhgD...