What Happened on Oct 18 1931

  • Al Capone Convicted of Federal Tax Evasion

    The U.S. Treasury Department had been developing evidence on tax evasion charges - in addition to Al Capone, his brother Ralph "Bottles" Capone,... Read more

  • Thomas Edison Dies

    Edison was active in business right up to the end. Just months before his death in 1931, the Lackawanna Railroad implemented electric trains in... Read more