William Kidd

Pirate Legend William Kidd Full Name: William Kidd
Nationality: Scottish

Profession: Pirate Legend
Why Famous: The only pirate known to have buried treasure.

Born: March 23, 1645
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Greenock, Scotland

Died: May 23, 1701 (aged 56)
Cause of Death: Execution by hanging

Historical Events in the Life of William Kidd

  • 1699-07-06 Pirate Capt William Kidd is captured in Boston
  • 1701-05-23 Captain William Kidd is hanged in London after being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore.
  • 2015-05-07 Archaeologists partially discover a silver ingot of Captain William Kidd's treasure

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