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August 13, 1860

“Aim for the high mark and you will hit it. No, not the first time, not the second time and maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. Finally you’ll hit the bull’s-eye of success.” Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley American exhibition sharpshooter is born.

Annie Oakley was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Her “amazing talent” first came to light at 15 years old, when she won a shooting match, against traveling-show marksman Frank E. Butler, whom she later married.

Annie Oakley – Exhibition Sharpshooter – Associated Links:

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Link to Photo Credit: Annie Oakley via Mental Floss

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