John Herbert Dillinger was born June 22, 1903, in Indianapolis, Indiana. As a child he went by "Johnnie." As an adult he was known as "Jackrabbit" for his graceful moves and quick getaways from the police. As a legend, he was known as "Public Enemy Number One." His exploits during the depth of the Great Depression made him a headline news celebrity and one of the most feared gangsters of the 20th century.