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CAMILLE BOHANNON


James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876)


This Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver, on display in the  Buffalo Bill Museum, belonged to James B. "Wild Bill" Hickok.


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SANDY KOZEL


Marlon Brando, Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004)

Brando’s mother was a theatre administrator who not
only inspired his career, but helped launch the career
of Henry Fonda. Marlon Brando was expelled from two
high schools, once for driving a motorcycle through the
halls. He was an advocate for Native American rights.

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Carlota Bradley

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OUTLAW BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1847

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Jesse James at fourteen years old.

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Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847 – April 3, 1882)

Jesse James was revered as a famous outlaw from Missouri who
robbed banks, trains, and stagecoaches. 

The James brothers, Jesse and Frank, were most active with their
gang from about 1866 until 1876.

On April 3, 1882, Jesse James was killed by a member of his own
gang, Robert Ford, who hoped to collect a reward on James’ head.

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A LEGEND BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1851

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John Henry "Doc" Holliday
(August 14, 1851 – November 8, 1887)

Holliday was a gambler, gunfighter, dentist, and a good friend of Wyatt
Earp
. He was also a Deputy U.S. Marshal during and after the famous 
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. At age 19 Holliday left his birthplace of 
Georgia for Pennsylvania to study dentistry.

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