May 1, 1852

Martha Jane Canary aka Calamity Jane American Scout is born.

Martha Jane Canary or Cannary, better known as Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman and professional scout known for being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok and fighting against Native Americans. Late in her life, she appeared in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show and at the 1901 Pan-American Exposition. 

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