Born on this day - Billy the Kid (full name William Henry McCarty, Jr)
23rd November 1859
Gunfighter in the "Old West". According to legend, he killed 21 men (but it is widely believed that he killed 8 people).
He was catapulted into legend in 1881 when a price was placed on his head by the governor of New Mexico.
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