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What Happened on October 26, 1881

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Article: The Gunfight at OK Corral

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

OK Corral Sheriff Wyatt Earp
OK Corral Sheriff
Wyatt Earp
Gunfighter in the American Old West Doc Holliday
Gunfighter in the American Old West
Doc Holliday

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Wycherly, British actress (Keeper of the Flame), born in London, England (d. 1956)

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Clanton, brother of Ike, dies