Profession: Pirate Legend
Why Famous: The only pirate known to have buried treasure.
- 1699-07-06 Pirate Captain William Kidd is captured in Boston
- 1701-05-23 Captain William Kidd is hanged in London after being convicted of piracy and the murder of William Moore
- 2015-05-07 Underwater explorers discover a silver ingot of Captain William Kidd's treasure near Madagascar