Today in History: February 28th, 1906

On February 28, 1906, gangster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Read a biography of Siegel in World of Criminal Justice, available through Gale Biography in Context.

See the original newspaper articles reporting Siegel’s murder in 1947 in ProQuest’s Historical Newspapers database. Using the Advanced Search feature, search for Benjamin Siegel, limit the date to after June 20, 1947, and sort by Publication date (oldest first).

 

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