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Annie Oakley

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Birthday
13, 1860
Birthplace
Patterson, OH
DEATH DATE
Nov 3, 1926 (66)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1860
Birthplace
Patterson, OH
DEATH DATE
Nov 3, 1926 (66)

About

Sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. She could consistently shoot a playing card edge-on from 27 meters away. Her story has been adapted into the musical Annie Get Your Gun.

Before Fame

She began hunting and trapping at age eight.

Trivia

She is arguably the first American woman to become a superstar. Thomas Edison filmed an exhibition of her shooting called The Little Sure Shot of the Wild West.

Family Life

She married traveling show marksman Francis E. Butler after having a showdown in August 1876.

Associated With

Theodore Roosevelt admired her talent.