As History.com notes, on this day in 1879 legendary gunman Doc Holliday killed his first man.
Doc Holliday killed commits his first murder, killing a man for shooting up his New Mexico saloon.
Despite his formidable reputation as a deadly gunslinger, Doc Holliday only engaged in eight shootouts during his life, and it has only been verified that he killed two men. Still, the smartly dressed ex-dentist from Atlanta had a remarkably fearless attitude toward death and danger, perhaps because he was slowly dying from tuberculosis.
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Note: Above is a photo of actor Val Kilmer as Doc Holliday in one of my favorite films Tombstone.