John Wesley Hardin (May 26, – August 19, ) was an American, Old West outlaw, gunfighter, and controversial folk icon. From an early age, Hardin Early life · Fugitive from justice · Reburial controversy · Known contacts with the law. On this day in History, John Wesley Hardin killed in Texas on Aug 19, Learn more about what happened today on History. John Wesley Hardin war einer der vielen Revolverhelden im Wilden Westen. Die Ereignisse um diese Männer fanden größtenteils in der zweiten Hälfte des. The Bull's Head Tavern, in Abilene, had been established as a partnership between ex-lawman Ben Thompson and gambler Phil Coe. On August 19, , in a break with conventional practice, U. It features mother-of-pearl grips, and the back-strap is hand-engraved "J. He claims he was left alone with Smalley, who began to taunt and beat the thenyear-old prisoner with the butt of a pistol. He then forced a war party to flee after he shot a second Indian who had killed a beef cow. Also on this day Play video. Bystanders overhead him threaten Selman for bothering his girl. Unterwegs wurden sie von mexikanischen Banditen überfallen. Dakota Indians bypass Fort Ridgely. Am gleichen Abend wurde Hardin von Charles Couger in seinem Hotelzimmer erwartet, der ihn dann mit dem Revolver bedrohte. He aligned himself with Jim Taylor of the anti-Reconstruction forces and killed the opposition leader, Jack Helm, a former State Police captain. März in Bonham, Texa, geboren. The uprising began when the Dakota But he soon resumed his murder spree, killing 4 more times before surrendering to the Cherokee County sheriff in September Lee wins one of only eight medals awarded by Congress during the war—and Although firearms were probably nothing more than mere tools to him, there is little doubt that Hardin was a man who appreciated the mechanics as well as every line and curve of his weapons, as his adept handling of his firearms testifies. Hardin developed his skills in gambling and became enamored of horse racing. X mal geteilt 1 Teilen Mailen. He set up a law office, but he soon let his practice slide. Inside Eastern State Penitentiary.