The death of Billy the Kid

July 14, 1881 Fort Sumner, New Mexico territory Henry McCarty, alias William H. Bonney, alias Billy the Kid, is shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garret while attempting to evade capture Billy was an American outlaw and gunfighter who allegedly had killed 8 men before his own death. In 1878, Billy and others in a…

The deaths of Bonnie and Clyde

May 23, 1934 Bienville Parish, Louisiana Infamous outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are killed in an ambush The two were notorious for their robberies and murders and grew to a celebrity status among the general population, which concerned Bonnie and Clyde as hiding became much more difficult. In June 1933 things became even more…

Pretty Boy Floyd killed

October 22, 1934 East Liverpool, Ohio Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd is killed by federal agents while evading arrest Pretty Boy Floyd was a notorious bank robber and gangster, and was promoted to Public Enemy No. 1 by the FBI after John Dillinger's death on July 23, 1934. His short 30 years of life were…