Billy the Kid

Birthday
23, 1859
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 14, 1881 (21)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1859
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 14, 1881 (21)

About

Western outlaw and hero, who was shot dead at age twenty-one by sheriff Pat Garrett.

Before Fame

He earned his stay at a local hotel by working there.

Trivia

His lithe, well-dressed image and his young death contributed to his status as a legend of the American West.

Family Life

It was said that his mother was a jovial, lively woman who baked pies and took guests in, in order to make ends meet.

Associated With

Paul Newman starred in the film biography of him.