What Happened in 1881

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Gunfight at the OK Corral: The most famous shootout in the Wild West occurs, between lawmen (including Wyatt Earp) and the Cowboys, with Tom and Frank McLaury and Billy Clanton killed

On October 26, 1881


World Leaders in 1881

Famous People in 1881

Would You Believe?

Andrew Watson makes his Scotland debut as the world's first black international football player and captain

On March 12, 1881

Famous Weddings