On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Division of Investigation (later the FBI) under Melvin Purvis botch an operation to capture the John Dillinger Gang at Little Bohemia Lodge, Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin. with 2 dead and 4 injured

FBI Agent Melvin Purvis
FBI Agent
Melvin Purvis
Gangster John Dillinger
John Dillinger

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