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About Calamity Jane
Martha Jane Canary, or Calamity Jane, was a famous American frontierswoman that lived in the second half of the 19th century. She was known to be acquainted to Wild Bill Hickok.
Calamity Jane supposedly got this nickname in a military conflict with American Indians. Jane claimed that during the conflict, a man named Cpt. Egan was shot and she caught him as he was falling from his horse. After saving him, he dubbed her Calamity Jane.
Jane became a performer in her later years, starring as a storyteller in productions like Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.
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When I joined Custer I donned the uniform of a soldier. It was a bit awkward at first but I soon got to be perfectly at home in men's clothes.Calamity Jane
Calamity Jane's Popularity
Calamity Jane was a famous American frontierswoman, who was born on May 1, 1852. As a person born on this date, Calamity Jane is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (May 1) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1852).
People born on May 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Calamity Jane is the 647th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Calamity Jane's birthday, Calamity Jane is the 3741st most famous American.
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