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November 8, 1887

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! 1887 – Doc Holliday died at the age of 35. The gun fighting dentist died from tuberculosis in a sanitarium in Glenwood Springs, CO. The coroner, Dr. James Elberson stated that if the tuberculosis hadn’t killed him, then the syphilis he’d contracted from Charity Knudson would have done him in. … Continue reading

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