\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
October 18, 1931
Al Capone convicted
Gangster Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion and prohibition violations on October 18, 1931. In November he was sentenced to eleven years in prison, fines, court costs, and the repayment of $215,000 in back taxes plus interest.