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Doc Holliday

Gunfighter in the American Old West Doc Holliday

Full Name: John Henry Holliday
Profession: Gunfighter in the American Old West

United States of America

Biography: Remembered for his friendship with Wyatt Earp and his involvement in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, regarded as the most famous gunfight in the American Old West.

Born: August 14, 1851
Birthplace: Griffin, Georgia, USA
Star Sign: Leo

Died: November 8, 1887 (aged 36)

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  • 1881-10-26 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

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