November 11th, 1880 – Ned Kelly, The Iron Man Outlaw

On November 11th, 1880, Australian bushranger Ned Kelly was hanged at Melbourne Gaol.

May 30th, 1899 – Pearl Hart, the Outlaw

Pearl Hart, née Taylor, was a Canadian-born outlaw of the American Old West. She committed one of the last recorded stagecoach robberies in the United States; her crime gained notoriety primarily because of her gender. Many details of Hart’s life are uncertain with available reports being varied and often contradictory. Hart was born as Pearl […]

This Day in History – December 7th, 1869

Jesse Woodson James (September 5th, 1847 – April 3rd, 1882) was an American outlaw, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer from the state of Missouri and the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang. Already a celebrity when he was alive, he became a legendary figure of the Wild West after his death. Scholars […]

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