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Wednesday 26th of October 1881

143 years ago

A 30-second shootout between lawmen and members of a loosely organized group of outlaws called the Cowboys takes place in O.K. Corral, Tombstone, Arizona, United States.

Participants were 38-year-old Town Marshall Virgil, 30-year-old Special Policeman Morgan and 33-year-old Special Policeman Wyatt Earp and 30-year-old temporary policeman Doc Holliday vs. Cowboys 28-year-old Tom and 32-year-old Frank McLaury, 19-year-old Billy and 40-year-old Ike Clanton and 22-year-old Billy Claiborne. Virgil, Morgan and Holliday got wounded and McLaury and Clanton were killed.

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