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ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY

July 22, 1934

John Dillinger, Famous Bank Robber is
Mortally Wounded by Federal Agents

On this day in 1934, John Dillinger, a famous bank robber nicknamed "the Jackrabbit" was finally tracked down after a year of running from the police.