What Happened on July 21, 1865

Historical Events

Historic Event

In market square of Springfield, Missouri, Wild Bill Hickok shoots and kills Davis Tutt in what is regarded as the first true western showdown

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Kahn, German composer, born in Mannheim (d. 1951)
1865 Highlights

About July 21, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer