Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years in prison on this episode of This Day In History!
On this episode of This Day In History, Tony and Armand are back to tell us about Al Capone being convicted of income tax evasion. On this day in 1931, Alphonse Gabriel Capone is sentenced to 11 years in prison by Judge James Herbert Wilkerson after being found guilty of income tax evasion. Judge Wilkerson refused to let Capone and his lawyer negotiate a lessened sentence.
Also on this day in 1814, 8 people die in the London Beer Flood, Bobby Fischer and Donald Byrne play the chess game called The Game of the Century in 1956, and Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in this day in 1979.
We also say happy birthday to Pope John Paul I and Norm Macdonald!
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