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Detroit Partnership Leadership Timeline

Vito Adamo 1908 – 1913 The first prominent Italian gang leader in Detroit, after moving to the city in 1907 from his home town in Sicily. He and his brother Salvatore, controlled the flow of illicit liquor in and out of the growing Italian colony until the emergence of the Gianolla gang in 1912. During the first part of the 20th century the Adamo gang also used extortion as a means of making money, and…


John F. Kennedy: Died On This Day in 1963, Aged 46

On 22 November 1963, President John F. Kennedy was a passenger in a motorcade through the centre of Dallas, Texas. Nellie Connally, then the First Lady of Texas, turned around to President Kennedy and said: “Mr. President, you can’t say Dallas doesn’t love you,” which President Kennedy replied: “No, you certainly can’t.” Those were the last words ever spoken by John F. Kennedy. Soon after the President was assassinated. At about 12:30pm, the motorcade was…


Audio Books

Mafia Audiobook Collection Not got the time to read through books? Why not try audio books instead? These are ideal if you either don’t have the time or prefer to listen to book being narrated to you. Whether you are in the car, walking to work, or at the gym, you can now learn about Mafia life on the move. FREE with a 30-day Trial Selwyn Raab’s Five Families Selwyn Raab’s Five Families is the…


July Mafia Timeline of Events

The 2020 NCS calendar shows key dates in mob history, from notable births, deaths, and events. A perfect gift for Mob lovers worldwide. View more details or order below. On This Day in July… 1st July Frankie Yale On this day in 1928, Frankie Yale had a phone call from an anonymous stranger stating that his wife was in trouble, he sped home in his car, however he was ambushed by four men and unfortunately…


June Mafia Timeline of Events

The 2020 NCS calendar shows key dates in mob history, from notable births, deaths, and events. A perfect gift for Mob lovers worldwide. View more details or order below. On This Day in June… 1st June JR Russo On this day‬ in 1998 the consigliere of the Patriarca crime family, JR Russo passed away while serving a 16 year sentence in Lompoc federal prison. He was given the position of consigliere by Raymond Patriarca Jr,…


Sam Giancana – NCS Mobster of the Month for June 2015

“We took care of Kennedy” Those were the famous words uttered  by the Acting Boss of the Chicago Outfit, Sam Giancana, after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Sam, or Momo as he was also called, was a notorious mobster who mingled with the stars of Hollywood, with politicians, and more importantly with the CIA in a plot to assassinate Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Giancana’s Early Career In the 1920’s and 1930’s…


May Mafia Timeline of Events

The 2020 NCS calendar shows key dates in mob history, from notable births, deaths, and events. A perfect gift for Mob lovers worldwide. View more details or order below. On This Day in May… 1st May Portella della Ginestra Massacre On this day in 1947 we witnessed the Portella della Ginestra Massacre in which 11 people were killed with 27 more wounded. The motive; land reform. The event in Sicily is still steeped in controversy with…


April Mafia Timeline of Events

The 2020 NCS calendar shows key dates in mob history, from notable births, deaths, and events. A perfect gift for Mob lovers worldwide. View more details or order below. On This Day in April… 1st April Frank Capone On this day 91 years ago today plain-clothed police officers were sent in to polling booths across Cicero. They were sent to help restore order as Al Capone’s South Side Gang were making sure local residents “voted…