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Annie Oakley (1860-1926). Most famous woman marksman of her day. A star with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show touring the United States and Europe. Sitting Bull also toured with the show but didn't go to Europe.

October 24, 1861: The Pony Express meets its end when the first transcontinental telegraph line across the United States is completed. Photograph of Broncho Charlie Miller - purported last surviving Pony Express rider, and performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. NYHS Image #88386d.

This photograph was taken in 1895, and shows Calamity Jane. Calamity Jane was a colorful figure from the Old West. She was friends with Wild Bill Hickock, and in later years was a member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Calamity Jane died on this day, August 1, in the year 1903. She was buried next to Wild Bill.