Profile of the Day: James “Wild Bill” Hickok

Posted August 2, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

James "Wild Bill" Hickok

On August 2, 1876, James “Wild Bill” Hickok, one of the greatest gunfighters of the American Wild West,  was shot from the back while playing a game of poker. His hand at the time of his death, a pair of black aces and eights, became known as the “dead man’s hand.” How are you related?

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