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On This Day: Robert Ford Shoots Jesse James

A so-called coward made his most infamous move on April 3, 1882.

Contemporary illustration of Robert Ford shooting Jesse James
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  • Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Left: Wanted poster for Jesse James; Right: Death picture of Jesse James
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  • Left: Wanted poster for Jesse James. Right: Image of Jesse James after death, sold around country.

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons