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In the annals of American western history, few people have left behind
such lasting and far-reaching fame as Billy the Kid. Some have
suggested that his legend began with his death at the end of Pat
Garrett’s revolver on the night of July 14, 1881, in Fort Sumner.
Others believe that the legend began with his unforgettable jailbreak
in Lincoln, New Mexico, several months prior on April 28, 1881. Others
still insist his legend began with the publication in 1926 of Walter
Noble Burns’s book, The Saga of Billy the Kid. more... about Billy the Kid: El Bandido Simpático