100 Years Ago Today: ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody Dies



From Boston Evening Record, Jan. 15, 1917, via Buffalo Bill Center of the West on Twitter.

William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody died 100 years ago today on January 10, 1917 in Lafayette, Colo. You can check out GoWYLD.net for more information about him:

  • In Britannica you will find a great article on this showman, as well as a 1901 video of the Wild West Show parade on 5th Avenue.
  • In Wyoming Newspapers, look at the front page for Jan 10, 1917.
  • A search in U.S. History in Context will result in images, biographical information, a link to the PBS American Experience audio: Buffalo Bill, and information on the Wild West Show.
  • You can find his patent in Wyoming Inventors.

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