Jan 17 in NYC
Posted: Jan 18, 2013 | 1:07 AM
by Jared Goldstein
1944...Mobster Louie "Lepke" Buchalter, the leader of
the notorious Brooklyn-based criminal enterprise dubbed "Murder Incorporated," is turned over to New York State by federal authorities after a New York jury convicts him of murder. He is executed later that year.
1763: John Jacob Astor born in Waldorf, Germany.
1899: Brooklyn's Al Capone born.
1916: PGA formed.
1990: Simon and Garfunkel inducted into Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame.