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Crime History: Gunfighters face off in shootout at O.K. Corral

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On this day, Oct. 26, in 1881, the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday faced off against the Clanton-McLaury gang in a legendary shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Ariz. The two sides marched to about 10 feet of each other. Virgil Earp , the town marshall, shouted, "Boys, throw up your hands. I want your guns." Shots rang out, and the 30-second shootout resulted in the death of...