John "Jack" McCall ); (1852 or 1853 – March 1, 1877) was the murderer of Old
West legend Wild Bill Hickok. McCall shot Hickok from behind as he played poker
Jack (John) McCall, also known as Crooked Nose Jack, would probably have
never been remembered in history if he hadn't shot Wild Bill Hickok in Deadwood
Not much is known of Jack McCall, who murdered Western legend Wild Bill
Hickok in the No. 10 Saloon in 1876. According to research, McCall was born
John "Jack" McCall (born in 1852 or 1853 in Jefferson County, Kentucky – died
March ... of Hickok's history has given rise to the phrase "the coward Jack McCall.
By 1876, in his late 30s, he had moved to Deadwood, Dakota Territory, married,
and was seeking to settle down when he ran into a man named Jack McCall.
Mar 1, 2013 ... There's only one photo of notorious Wild Bill Hickok assassin Jack McCall — but
is it really the famous Deadwood killer?
Crime .... Jack McCall was actually found not guilty of murder for shooting Hickok
... When South Dakota became a territory, McCall's first trial was thrown out ...
Sep 17, 2000 ... On March 1, 1877, Jack McCall was hanged and his body buried in the
southwest corner of the Catholic Cemetery. According to cemetery ...
At 4:15 in the afternoon, a young gunslinger named Jack McCall walked into the
saloon, approached Hickok from behind, and shot him in the back of the head.
McCall went to Wyoming, first to Cheyenne and then to Laramie, before his arrest
on August 29 by a deputy U.S. marshal who was accompanied by May.