On this day in 1942 the Sicilian mobster known as the Baron was born in Palermo. Salvatore Lo Piccolo was a notable mobster throughout the 1980’s operating various cocaine trafficking projects, business extortion, and real estate schemes.

On November 5, 2007, Lo Piccolo was arrested in a villa in Giardinello. At his hideout, the Mafia Ten Commandments were found.