10 billy the kid was almost pardoned photo via wikimedia at just 19 years old, william henry mccarty jr, aka “billy the kid,” had already achieved national infamy as one of the most well-known outlaws of the day. Tweet this video - immortalized in a number of films, songs, folklore, and even video games, the american wild west has become famous. List of famous outlaws, with photos, bios, and other information when available who are the top outlaws in the world this includes the most prominent outlaws, living and dead, both in america and abroad. 1 he was orphaned as a teen little is known about billy the kid’s early days, but he was most likely born henry mccarty in the irish slums of new york city sometime in late 1859.
Billy the kid is known as one of the most famous outlaws in american history, but why when we look at his outlaw status, he really wasn't a badman by outlaw standards. You see, billy the kid (the famous gunfighter and co-author of bill and ted's history report) and his gang the regulators had a warrant for roberts' arrest, implicating him in the murder of a rancher named john tunstall, whom billy used to work for. Right side features some of the western era’s most legendary outlaws, including billy the kid, who even before he was 21 became one america’s most famous outlaw legends a reproduction of the infamous “wild bunch” group portrait is prominently featured in the center.
After henry billy the kid mccarty, one of the most famous outlaws in the west 0: mccarty after jesse james, leader of the james-younger gang, one of the most famous outlaws/robbers of all time 0: doc after doc holliday, a renowned gambler and gunfighter 0: brocius. Until recently, this was the only known image of one of the most notorious outlaws of the old west – billy the kid recently, another photo was confirmed to show him as a clean-cut youngster. Billy the kid is one of the most famous outlaws in american history he has been a widely told figure in american history as well as folklore the have made movies from his history and have also wrote many books on him. 10 gunslinging outlaws of the american wild west^10 gunslinging outlaws of the american wild west^the american wild west includes the history, folklore, people, and events of the mid-1800s to the beginning of the 20th century (though some people date it up to the 1920s) during this time of expansion from coast to coast, many people rose to fame through their exciting (and often illegal) lives. Jesse james is probably the most famous outlaw of all time he began as a confederate soldier and when the war was over, went to a high-speed life of crime, with the humiliation of confederate loss always on his shoulders.
Billy the kid, starring johnny mack brown as the kid, opened in 1930, one month before the big trail, starring john wayne movie theaters, already paying to put in sound equipment, were unable to afford to show 70mm movies, and both films failed. Members of the western writers of america chose it as one of the top 100 western songs of all time  billy the kid folksong sung by woody guthrie , recorded by alan lomax in 1940 for the library of congress (#3412 b 2 ), with a melody guthrie later used for his song so long, it's been good to know you. Billy the kid is one of the most famous outlaws in the american old west, inspiring countless legends, movies, even a ballet now, 134 years after his death, the infamous outlaw could soon have.
Billy the kid began his killing career at the tender age of 16 and a mere 5 years later, this wild west outlaw had become one of the west's most famous fugitives. Noun billy the kid was one of the most famous outlaws of america's early history verb that type of gun was outlawed last year the government passed a bill outlawing the hiring of children under the age of 12. Billy the kid, aka william bonney, aka henry antrim, was a 20-something young american who relocated from new york to the new mexico territory of the united states where he became involved as a participant with one of the factions in an ongoing armed dispute between local area cattle ranchers known as the lincoln county war. Billy the kid’s tombstone bore the name william bonney, as well as his better known, colloquial name “billy the kid,” but the famous american frontier outlaw was actually born with the name william henry mccarty, jr.
Description mystery files features high-end dramatic reconstructions of some of the worlds most captain william kidd is an all-time famous pirates in history what happened to alexander's body does it still exist mystery files: billy the kid one of the most infamous outlaws of the american wild west is billy the kid there is also. One of the most famous lawman of all time, wyatt earp was also an accomplished gunslinger who was greatly feared by the outlaws of the era after traveling the likes of wichita and dodge city, he set up shop in the famous city of tombstone, where he became one of the most feared and respected lawmen of all time. From billy the kid to james younger these are the 25 most notorious outlaws of the wild west list25 - better than top 10 lists and has became even more legendary after his death one of the most famous members of the james-younger gang, he became a criminal for robbing banks, stage coaches and trains billy the kid is a legendary.
Billy the kid poster photo famous outlaws western posters photos high quality lustre matte archival poster photo is 12x18 professionally produced in a lab, not an inkjet or computer copy. The earps and doc holliday from left to right: doc holliday, virgil earp, wyatt earp, morgan earp find this pin and more on doc holiday by dan miller some of the most famous lawmen/outlaws are the earps, wyatt, virgil and morgan earp. A comprehensive site on the famous teenage outlaw billy the kid, alias william h bonney variety of information, detailed biography, comparing facts with the myths and the young guns films, includes a discussion board and much more. Billy the kid was not a native westerner rather, he was born on the east side of new york city, in 1859, as henry mccarty he moved west with his mother and stepfather, finally reaching new mexico in 1873.
A description of billy the kid as one of the most famous outlaws of all time. Recognized as the most famous shootout of the wild west, the gunfight at the ok corral took place at 3 pm on october 26, 1881, in tombstone, arizona territory five outlaws and four lawmen were involved, including doc holliday. 1 billy the kid billy is one of the most renowned old west outlaws with numerous books, songs and movies elaborating his life portrayed as a cold-blooded killer, billy is said to have killed about 21 people throughout his life. Famous outlaw billy the kid's true character remains a mystery circa 1878, a $5000 reward poster for the capture of billy the kid, dead or alive by sheriff jim dalton hulton archive / getty images.