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22/07/1934 Famous bank robber John Dillinger is shot dead


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John Herbert Dillinger was an American gangster in the Depression-era United States. Federal agents, led by Melvin Purvis and Samuel P. Cowley, moved to arrest Dillinger as he exited a theater. He drew a Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket and attempted to flee, but was killed. This was ruled as a justifiable homicide.
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    • Evelyn Frechette 

    • Escape from Crown Point, Indiana 

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    • Polly Hamilton 

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