This Day in History: 1881-10-26
– On this day in 1881, one of the most famous🔫 shootouts in history unfolded at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona Territory. Three Earp brothers – Wyatt, Morgan, and Virgil – along with the infamous Doc Holliday, faced off against the Clanton and McLaury families in one of the most legendary events of the American Wild West.
This intense confrontation, known as the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, was a pivotal moment in the ongoing feud between these two groups, resulting in the deaths of Tom McLaury, Frank McLaury, and Billy Clanton from the Clanton-McLaury faction. At the same time, Virgil and Morgan Earp were wounded but survived. 🔫💥🤠🏜️”