On this day in 1882, he was found dead in Turkey Creek Canyon outside of Tombstone.
Shortly thereafter, both Ringo and Cooley broke out of jail with help of their friends, and they parted company to evade the law.
At the time of his death, Ringo was one of the most well-known men in the territory and considered by the press to be the leader of the cow-boys.
Watch for a street sign that indicates Sunglow Ranch Road.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.
It was said he was a gentleman and could quote Shakespeare.