Patrick Floyd "Pat" Garrett (June 1850 – February was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who became famous for killing Billy the Kid. He was also the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico as well as Doña Ana County, New Mexico.
Nov Billy the Kid is born. The infamous Western outlaw known as "Billy the Kid" is born in a poor Irish neighborhood on New York City's East Side. Before he was shot dead at age Billy reputedly killed 27 people in the American West.
“The only known authenticated portrait of the Billy the Kid. It is believed to have been taken in 1879 or 1880 in Fort Sumner, New Mexico. Billy the Kid gave the image to a friend, Dan Dendrick, in whose family it has remained ever since.
This is the actual and only authenticated photograph of Billy the Kid (William Bonney). It's unfortunate that the photographer reversed the negative when he printed it thus showing the Kid as being left handed when he was actually right handed.