Oklahoma Lawmen…Oklahoma Badmen


Today in History, July 5: 1896 – Outlaw Bill Doolin, having been arrested by famous Oklahoma Lawman Bill Tilghman at Eureka Springs, Arkansas without incident, escapes from the Guthrie, Oklahoma jail. He had masterminded several robberies, both with his gang and the Dalton Brothers. He should have stayed put. By August 25th, a posse caught up with him and took him out during a gun battle.

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