History Hop Tags - Wyoming

Wyoming
Wyoming - Notable Historical Events

President TaftSep 27, 1909

@TweetsByHMP — Our most recent tweet:

Divorced #OnThisDay (1995): Retired MLB player Johnny Bench (47) divorces Laura Cwikowski aft... https://t.co/YZSo01KGBB #TDIH @HistoryHop
— about 16 hours ago

Wyoming - Historical Events
Date Event
1778-07-03

British forces massacre 360 men, women & children in Wyoming, Pa

1832-07-24

Benjamin Bonneville leads the first wagon train across the Rocky Mountains by using Wyoming's South Pass.

1868-07-25

US Congress forms Wyoming Territory (Dakota, Utah & Idaho)

1869-12-10

Women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)

1870-08-17

Mrs Esther Morris becomes 1st US woman magistrate (South Pass, Wyoming)

1885-09-02

In Rock Springs, Wyoming, 150 white miners, who were struggling to unionize so they could strike for better wages and work conditions, attack their Chinese fellow workers, killing 28, wounding 15, and forcing several hundred more out of town.

1889-06-13

2' of snow accumulates in Rawlins, Wyoming

1890-07-10

Wyoming becomes 44th state of US (1st with female suffrage)

1897-09-23

1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)

1900-07-12

114°F (46°C), Basin, Wyoming (state record)

1909-09-27

US President Taft sets aside some 3 million acres of oil-rich public land (including Teapot Dome, Wyoming) for conservation purposes

1924-11-04

Nellie Tayloe Ross elected first US female governor (Wyoming)

1925-01-05

Nellie Taylor Ross became governor of Wyoming, 1st woman gov in USA

1925-06-23

Landslides create 3-mile long "Slide Lake" (Gros Ventre Wyoming)

1927-05-18

"Slide Lake" in Gros Ventre, Wyoming, collapses

1933-02-09

-63°F (-53°C), Moran, Wyoming (state record)

1937-09-22

Forest fire kills 14 & injures 50 in Cody Wyoming

1943-03-30

5th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: U of Wyoming beat Georgetown 46-34

1958-01-29

Murderer, Charles Starkweather, captured by police in Wyoming

1966-10-08

Wyoming's Jerry DePoyster kicks 3 field goals over 50 yds (54, 54, 52)

1985-08-01

15.4 cm rainfall at Cheyenne, Wyoming (state record)

1988-03-17

Highest scoring NCAA basketball game; Loyola-Marymont 119, Wyoming 115

1998-10-07

Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, is found tied to a fence after being savagely beaten by two young adults in Laramie, Wyoming.

2005-08-12

An F2 tornado strikes the coal mining town of Wright, Wyoming, destroying nearly 100 homes and killing two people.

2016-01-30

Liz Cheney running for Congress in Wyoming

Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now

Wyoming - Birthdays
Date Event
1876-06-29

Nellie Taylor Ross, 1st woman to serve as a gov (Wyoming, 1925-27)

1882-04-22

Katherine Kenworthy, Wyoming Outlaw

1908-01-29

Al Stricklin, Wyoming Hurricane

1912-01-28

Jackson Pollock, Cody Wyoming, expressionist painter (Lavender Mist)

1917-01-03

Leon McAuliffe, Wyoming Hurricane

1926-04-20

Harriett Elizabeth Byrd, politician (Wyoming house of Reps)

1933-02-17

Craig Thomas, (Rep-R-Wyoming)

1939-09-22

Mike Sullivan, (Gov-Wyoming)

1943-9-14

Pete Wyoming Bender, Abenteuer Ruhrpott

1944-02-01

Mike Enzi, American politician, senator of Wyoming

1946-05-28

Madeleine Le Roux, Wyoming, Broadway actress (Cry Uncle)

1949-08-06

Joyce McKinney, Avery County NC, Miss Wyoming (1972)

1951-06-12

Dean Unruh, Riverton Wyoming, WLAF offensive line coach (Rhein Fire)

1952-07-21

John Barrasso, [John Anthony Barrasso III], Reading Pennsylvania, American politician, junior senator from Wyoming

1953-12-13

Tom Sanders, Jackson Wyoming, aerial cameraman (Living Daylights)

1955-02-09

Jm J Bullock, Casper Wyoming, actor (Monroe-Too Close for Comfort)

1955-05-14

El Gran Wyoming, XII premios Goya

1961-08-21

Lance Earl Deal, Riverton Wyoming, hammer thrower (Olympics-silver-96)

1966-05-19

Jean-Marie Lapointe, A Wind from Wyoming

1968-04-03

Mike Lansing, Rawlins Wyoming, infielder (Montreal Expos)

1968-07-19

Carolie DeVonne Howe, Chugwater Wyoming, Miss Wyoming-America (1991)

1971-07-25

Stacy Dawn Cenedese, Miss USA-Wyoming (1997)

1974-07-04

Kellee Nicole Kattleman, Miss Wyoming USA (1996)

1975-02-27

Dana Marie Lane, Cheyenne Wyoming, Miss America-Wyoming (1996)

1976-10-09

Rebecca Darrington, Gillette Wyoming, Miss America-Wyoming (1997)

1977-12-05

Michelle Marie Jefferson, Miss Wyoming Teen USA (1996)

1979-04-03

Esmeralda Gonzales, Miss Wyoming Teen USA (1997)

1980-02-20

Ryan Langerhans, A Hunt of Wyoming for Me

Wyoming - Notable Weddings

Dick CheneyAug 29, 1964

Wyoming - Weddings
Date Event
1964-08-29

46th US Vice President Dick Cheney (23) weds Lynne Ann Vincent (23) at the First Presbyterian Church of Casper in Wyoming

2009-02-14

Victoria's Secret Angel model Adriana Lima (31) weds NBA player Marko Jaric (33) in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

2012-06-23

"NCIS: Los Angeles" actor Eric Christian Olsen (35) weds Sarah Wright near Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Wyoming - Deaths
Date Event
1986-10-15

Al Stricklin, Wyoming Hurricane

1988-08-20

Leon McAuliffe, Wyoming Hurricane

1992-04-09

Gale McGee, senator (Wyoming, 1959-77), dies at 77

2014-02-15

Pete Wyoming Bender, Abenteuer Ruhrpott


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31