Full Name: William Henry McCarty, Jr
Profession: Frontier Outlaw
Biography: Gunfighter in the "Old West". According to legend, he killed 21 men (but it is widely believed that he killed 8 people).
He was catapulted into legend in 1881 when a price was placed on his head by the governor of New Mexico.
- 1875-09-23 Billy the Kid is arrested for the 1st time and jailed after receiving clothing stolen from a Chinese laundry. Escapes two days later.
- 1875-09-25 Billy the Kid escapes jail in Silver City, New Mexico, by climbing out of a chimney and becomes a fugitive
- 1881-04-28 Billy the Kid escapes from the Lincoln County jail in Lincoln, New Mexico