Monday, January 13, 2014

Wyatt Earp, Legendary Western Lawman, Died On This Day In 1929

As notes, legendary lawman Wyatt Earp died on this day in 1929.

Wyatt Earp was born March 19, 1848. One of the icons of the American West, he worked for the law and helped tame the wild cowboy culture that pervaded the frontier. In Tombstone, Arizona, Wyatt got into a feud with a local rancher that resulted in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral, perhaps the most famous gunfight in American history. Earp died in Los Angeles on January 13, 1929.

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You can learn more about Wyatt Earp by reading Casey Teferiller's Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the Legend. 

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