On This Day

April 22, 1934 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

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
Gangster
John Dillinger

Birthdays in History

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