Saturday, July 14, 2007
Billy the Kid
Today we feature a photograph of noted outlaw William Bonney, better known as Billy the Kid. He was a 19th century Old West outlaw and gunman. He was a key combatant in the Lincoln County Wars. He was reported to have killed 21 men, one for each year of his life.
William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, was killed on this day (July 14th) in the year 1881 near Fort Sumner, New Mexico. He was killed in a shootout with Lincoln County Sheriff Pat Garrett, who was formerly a friend.