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  • On This Day in History: Oct. 26, 1881 - The Earps Shoot It Out at the OK Corral in Tombstone...

    10/26/2007 6:22:53 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies · 154+ views
    History.com ^ | October 26, 2007 | History.com
    October 26, 1881 The Earps shoot it out at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona After years of feuding and mounting tensions, on this day in 1881, the “law and order” Earps and the “cowboy” Clanton-McLaurys engage in their world-famous shoot-out near the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, leaving three men dead and three more wounded. Both sides in the conflict were ostensibly looking for revenge for what they perceived as malicious attacks and insults, but on a larger level the conflict revolved around which side would control the fate of Tombstone and Cochise County. That hot Arizona day, the...