John White was the proprietor of a midtown speakeasy and a victim of his own door policy. When Harold Fullam, an elevator operator from a nearby hotel, tried to gain entrance into White's club on this date back in 1928 the proprietor stopped him at the door and refused him entry. According to the bartender, Fullam came back later and asked White to step outside for a few words. After White went outside the bartender heard a shot. An ambulance was called and White ended up dying on the operating table.
For two important Mafia murders for this date Gangster City book owners can check out pages 37 & 140