Portella della Ginestra Massacre
Costello’s Botched Assassination
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On this day in 1947 Carlos Marcello is voted in to take the place of deported boss Silver Dollar Sam Carollo over Sam’s son Anthony at the Black Diamond nightclub on Galvez St. in New Orleans.
Matranga vs Provenzano
On this day in 1890, at around midnight as they were heading home in a wagon from unloading a ship members of the New Orleans Matranga faction are ambushed at the intersection of Esplanade and Claiborne Avenue’s by members of the Provenzano faction. Though no one is killed Charles Matranga’s brother Antonio loses a leg from his wounds. Provenzano members would be arrested by Chief of Police David Hennessey and this would be one of the events leading up to his assassination on October 15 1890.
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Massacre of via dei Georgofili