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A slice of Chicago and a pinch of Indianapolis

Chicago was the seventh or eighth big American city we’ve visited on this trip, but it felt like THE American city – dense, looming skyscrapers with the sun reflecting off them; steaming manhole covers; clack-clacketty Metro trains on elevated lines above the streets. 1.302 palabras más


friday movie quote

“We’re having too good a time today. We ain’t thinking about tomorrow.”

-John Dillinger (Johnny Depp), Public Enemies (2009)


this day in crime history: july 22, 1934

On this day in 1934, John Dillinger was shot and killed by lawmen as he left the Biograph Theater in Chicago, IL. FBI agents under Special Agent in Charge Melvin Purvis, along with officers from the East Chicago, IN Police Department set up a stakeout outside the theater, which was showing the film… 111 palabras más

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July 22 in history:

On July 22nd, 1796, a portion of land along Lake Erie was named “Cleaveland,” in honor of Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the head of the surveying party.   77 palabras más

Today In History

Indiana: Putnam County

Putnam County (pop. 37,963) is west of Hendricks County. It was named for Revolutionary War hero Gen. Israel Putnam (1718-1790).

Putnam County is known for its nine historic covered bridges. 133 palabras más


Past Imperfect - #148

Melissa truly did love her husband, and she found him rather enticing most of the time. But when his hobby fixations became overwhelming, such as this instance when he insisted that she pose on a vehicle that may or may not have been driven by John Dillinger, in a moment when she really, … 21 palabras más


On This Day: May 10th

On the 10th of May 1924 J. Edgar Hoover was appointed the 6th Director of the Bureau of Investigation, this was a position he held till 1935 when the organisation changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Hoover was made the 1st Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 170 palabras más