Full Name: Umberto Anastasio
Why Famous: One of the most ruthless and feared mobsters in United States history, he was a founder of the American Mafia and was boss of the modern Gambino crime family during most of the 1950s.
- 1917-03-17 Albert Anastasia is convicted of murdering longshoreman George Turino
- 1923-06-06 Gangster Albert Anastasia is convicted of illegal possession of a firearm and sentenced to two years in prison
- 1957-10-25 Cosa Nostra crime boss Albert Anastasia is murdered in a barber's chair in New York City, probably by fellow mobster Joe Gallo