Annie Oakley

Sharp Shooter Annie Oakley Full Name: Annie Oakley
Nationality: American

Profession: Sharp Shooter
Why Famous: Known for her ability to repeatedly split a playing card, edge-on, and put several more holes in it before it could touch the ground while using a .22 caliber rifle at 90 feet.

Born: August 13, 1860
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Star, Ohio, USA

Died: November 3, 1926 (aged 66)
Cause of Death: Pernicious anemia

Married Life

  • 1876-08-23 Sharp Shooter Annie Oakley weds traveling show marksman Frank E. Butler

Historical Events in the Life of Annie Oakley

  • 1922-04-16 Annie Oakley sets women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row