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-  * The JLA meet heroes of the wild west due to actions of the Lord Of Time.[JLA #198 -199]+  * The JLA meet heroes of the wild west due to the actions of the Lord of Time.[JLA #198-199]
  
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-  * After tracking down and killing half the Barrow Gang for the reward, 66-year-old Jonah Hex meets Michael Wheeler, history professor at Princeton University, who interviews Hex over the next few months in order to write his biography. George Barrow, seeking revenge, kidnaps Hex's wife Tall Bird in order to draw him out. Assisted by Wheeler, Hex kills the rest of the gang except for Barrow himself, who escapes. Delivering the dead gunmen to the police in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Hex is ambushed while cleaning his glasses during a card game, then shot by George Barrow, who is in turn killed by Police Chief Crawford. After Wheeler delivers Hex's body to his wife, they are both murdered by Lew Farnham, owner of L.B. Farnham'​s Spectacular Wild West Revue, who steals Hex's corpse, treats it at a taxidermist,​ and puts it on exhibit in a gaudy-looking costume for his revue. Farnham is later killed by robbers, who steal the stuffed corpse, which is sold to an antique shop in the Midwest, then moved to a warehouse in Detroit, before showing up in 1972 at the Westworld Amusement Park on the outskirts of New York City, where the corpse is believed to be only a dummy. ["The Last Bounty Hunter,"​ DC Special Series #16 (Fall, 1978)]+  * After tracking down and killing half the Barrow Gang for the reward, 66-year-old Jonah Hex meets Michael Wheeler, history professor at Princeton University, who interviews Hex over the next few months in order to write his biography. George Barrow, seeking revenge ​for his gang's destruction, kidnaps Hex's wife Tall Bird in order to draw him out. Assisted by Wheeler, Hex kills the rest of the gang except for Barrow himself, who escapes. Delivering the dead gunmen to the police in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Hex is ambushed while cleaning his glasses during a card game, then shot by George Barrow, who is in turn killed by Police Chief Crawford. After Wheeler delivers Hex's body to his wife, they are both murdered by Lew Farnham, owner of L.B. Farnham'​s Spectacular Wild West Revue, who steals Hex's corpse, treats it at a taxidermist,​ and puts it on exhibit in a gaudy-looking costume for his revue. Farnham is later killed by robbers, who steal the stuffed corpse, which is sold to an antique shop in the Midwest, then moved to a warehouse in Detroit, before showing up in 1972 at the Westworld Amusement Park on the outskirts of New York City, where the corpse is believed to be only a dummy. ["The Last Bounty Hunter,"​ DC Special Series #16 (Fall, 1978)]
   * July, 1904: Alex and Linda Olsen are married. ["​Swamp Thing,"​ The House of Secrets #92 (June-July, 1971)]   * July, 1904: Alex and Linda Olsen are married. ["​Swamp Thing,"​ The House of Secrets #92 (June-July, 1971)]
  
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 ===February,​ 1949=== ===February,​ 1949===
   * February 5: Perry White is hired as a full-time reporter at the Daily Planet. //Note: Previously, Perry was a cub reporter at the Chicago Journal in the mid-1930s, then a cub reporter at the Daily Planet as a cub reporter from 1937 to about 1938 or so, then as a full reporter at the Gotham Gazette until 1949, probably acting as a war correspondent from 1942-1945 for that paper.// ["The Most Amazing Camera in the World,"​ Superman'​s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #34 (January, 1959); "Clark Kent, Man of Mystery,"​ Superman #117 (November, 1957).]   * February 5: Perry White is hired as a full-time reporter at the Daily Planet. //Note: Previously, Perry was a cub reporter at the Chicago Journal in the mid-1930s, then a cub reporter at the Daily Planet as a cub reporter from 1937 to about 1938 or so, then as a full reporter at the Gotham Gazette until 1949, probably acting as a war correspondent from 1942-1945 for that paper.// ["The Most Amazing Camera in the World,"​ Superman'​s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #34 (January, 1959); "Clark Kent, Man of Mystery,"​ Superman #117 (November, 1957).]
 +  * February 20: Hal Jordan is born. //Note: Hal Jordan appears to be about a year older than Clark Kent, according to The New Adventures of Superboy #13, which portrays Hal applying to Metropolis University during a time when Clark was only 16 years old.//
 ===March, 1949=== ===March, 1949===
   * March 19: Barry Allen is born to Dr. Henry and Nora Allen in Fallville, Iowa.   * March 19: Barry Allen is born to Dr. Henry and Nora Allen in Fallville, Iowa.
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