On This Day…

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

October 26, 1881

Marshal Wyatt Earp, his brothers Virgil and Morgan, and Doc Holliday in Tombstone, Arizona, kill three cowboys Wyatt had branded as outlaws. The gunfight lasted about 30 seconds and about 30 shots were fired. The Earps and Holliday were charged with murder. However, a Tombstone judge found the men not guilty.