This Day In History: John Dillinger is Killed (1934).

Outside a Chicago’s Movie Theatre, the notorious criminal John Dillinger was killed in a hail of bullets. His crimes had earned him the title of America’s “Public Enemy No. 1″. No less that the FBI referred to him as Public Enemy No 1.

In a little over a year, he had robbed twelve banks and had been involved in the killing of seven police officers. He had evaded all attempts to capture him.

John Dil