1880. Oliver F. Winchester dies at age 70 in New Haven, Connecticut.
1880. Armed with an 1873 Winchester rifle, teenager William H. Bonney (better known as Billy the Kid) poses for a tintype photo in New Mexico. The Kid will be slain in a shoot-out with Sheriff Pat Garrett only a year later.
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