As History.com notes, on this day in 1931 Chicago gangster Al Capone went to prison.
On October 17, 1931, gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years in prison for tax evasion and fined $80,000, signaling the downfall of one of the most notorious criminals of the 1920s and 1930s.
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