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Idaho - Notable Historical Events

Charles LindberghSep 4, 1927

Mickey WrightSep 2, 1963

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Idaho - Historical Events
Date Event
1860-06-15

1st White settlement in Idaho (Franklin)

1863-03-03

Idaho Territory forms

1863-03-04

Territory of Idaho established

1863-07-04

Boise, Idaho founded (now capital of Idaho)

1863-07-30

Indian Wars: Chief Pocatello of the Shoshone tribe signs the Treaty of Box Elder, promising to stop harassing the emigrant trails in southern Idaho and northern Utah.

1868-07-25

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

1869-02-19

US Assay Office in Boise, Idaho authorized

1877-06-17

Indian Wars: Battle of White Bird Canyon - the Nez Perce defeat the US Cavalry at White Bird Canyon in the Idaho Territory.

1890-07-03

Idaho admitted as 43rd US state

1905-12-30

Former Governor Frank Steunenberg is assassinated near his home in Caldwell, Idaho.

1909-11-23

7.17" (18.2 cm) of rainfall, Rattlesnake Creek, Idaho (state rec)

1910-09-10

Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber

1915-01-04

1st elected Jewish governor, Moses Alexander, takes office in Idaho

1927-09-04

Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour

1929-02-16

KID-AM in Idaho Falls ID begins radio transmissions

1934-07-28

118°F (48°C), Orofino, Idaho (state record)

1943-01-16

-60°F (-51°C), Island Park Dam, Idaho (state record)

1948-05-01

Glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes"

1953-12-20

KID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting

1955-07-17

Arco Idaho becomes 1st US city lit by nuclear power

1961-01-21

KIFI TV channel 8 in Idaho Falls, ID (NBC) begins broadcasting

1963-09-02

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Idaho Centennia Golf Tournament

1972-05-02

Electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine. 126 die (Kellogg, Idaho)

1975-05-06

Bundy victim Lynette Culver disappears from Pocatello, Idaho

1976-06-05

Teton Dam in Idaho burst causing $1 billion damage (14 die)

1989-07-25

Brandi Sherwood of Idaho crowned 7th Miss Teen USA

1991-09-29

"My Own Private Idaho" premieres

1992-08-22

FBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho.

1995-08-21

US marshals move in on Randy Weaver's cabin in Idaho

1995-08-22

FBI agent Lon Horiuchi shoots at Randy Weaver's cabin in Idaho

1997-05-16

Brandi Sherwood (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Univ) as Miss USA

2003-03-28

In a "friendly fire" incident, two A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from the United States Idaho Air National Guard's 190th Fighter Squadron attack British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing British soldier Matty Hull.

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Idaho - Notable Birthdays

Ezra Loomis PoundOct 30, 1885

Lana TurnerFeb 8, 1920

Idaho - Birthdays
Date Event
1885-10-30

Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos), (d. 1972)

1898-07-08

Melville Ruick, Boise Idaho, actor (Barton-City Hospital)

1913-11-30

John K M McCaffery, Moscow Idaho, TV host (One Minute Please)

1915-12-27

Mary Kornman, Idaho Falls ID, actress (Queen of the Jungle)

1917-03-22

Virginia Grey, LA, actress (Another Thin Man, Idiot's Delight, Idaho)

1920-02-08

Lana Turner, Wallace Idaho, actress (Survivors, Falcon Crest)

1921-06-09

Forrest Bird, The Man from Interpol/Roots/Springsteen/The Bird Man of Idaho

1922-04-24

J D Cannon, Salmon Idaho, actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory)

1924-12-27

James A McClure, (Sen-R-Idaho)

1927-03-04

Philip Batt, 29th Governor of the U.S. state of Idaho

1928-07-15

Tom Troupe, My Own Private Idaho

1935-10-14

La Monte Young, Bern Idaho, composer (Composition in 1990)

1938-08-13

Bill Stafford, My Own Private Idaho

1942-05-03

C.L. Otter, American politician, governor of Idaho

1945-02-06

Tom Arndt, My Own Private Idaho

1945-07-20

Larry E Craig, (Rep-R-Idaho, 1981- )

1945-12-19

Scott Melloo Nall Jr., My Own Private Idaho

1946-08-25

Larry LaRocco, (Rep-D-Idaho)

1951-05-20

Michael D Crapo, (Rep-R-Idaho)

1951-08-21

Tiger Warren, My Own Private Idaho

1951-10-29

Dirk Kempthorne, (Sen-R Idaho)

1952-9-11

Tracy Langan, Twin Falls Idaho

1953-04-23

James Russo, NYC, actor (My Own Private Idaho, China Girl)

1954-03-18

James F Reilly II, Mt Home AFB Idaho, PhD/astronaut (STS 89, sk:100)

1960-08-18

Stuart Matthewman, Twin Falls Idaho

1965-11-11

Ruthie Matthes, Sun Valley Idaho, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1966-9-26

Troy Calhoun, 2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

1967-07-31

Rodney Harvey, My Own Private Idaho

1967-09-11

Kendra Lee Ruwe, Madison Idaho, Miss Idaho-America (1991)

1967-12-22

Chiara Caselli, My Own Private Idaho

1968-04-16

Pao Pei Andreoli, My Own Private Idaho

1969-10-21

Tracy Yarbrough, Miss Idaho USA (1996)

1969-12-08

Michael Parker, My Own Private Idaho

1970-09-26

Rachel Jacobs, Ririe Idaho, actress (It's Not Easy)

1970-10-30

Mark Polish, Twin Falls Idaho

1971-01-31

Brandi Sherwood, Miss USA-Idaho (1997, 2nd)

1973-02-22

Ntala Skinner, Sun Valley Idaho, biathelete (Olympics-1994)

1973-05-13

Brooke Jennifer Gambrell, Boise Idaho, Miss America-Idaho (1996)

1974-01-14

Nancy Napolski, Hinsdale Idaho, air rifle (Olympics-1996)

1977-07-01

Misty Marriah Esplin, Preston Idaho, Miss America-Idaho (1997)

1978-07-20

Amy Procacci, Sun Valley, Idaho

1979-07-28

Kimberly Whiting, Miss Idaho Teen USA (1997)

1979-09-04

Suzan Dandeneau, Miss Idaho Teen USA (1996)

1980-11-29

P.J. Fleck, 2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

1985-08-21

Jacob (Jake) Pitts, Idaho, American rock guitarist (Black Veil Brides)

Idaho - Notable Weddings

Walt DisneyJul 13, 1925

Idaho - Weddings
Date Event
1925-07-13

Film producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Productions Walt Disney (23) weds Lillian Bounds (26) at Lewiston's Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Lewiston, Idaho

2010-02-27

"Supernatural" actress Genevieve Cortese (29) weds co-star actor Jared Padaelcki (27) in Sun Valley, Idaho

2013-06-24

Actress Kerry Washington (36) weds NFL star Nnamdi Asomugha (32) in Blaine County, Idaho

Idaho - Deaths
Date Event
1991-01-26

Scott Melloo Nall Jr., My Own Private Idaho

1998-04-11

Rodney Harvey, My Own Private Idaho

1998-04-16

Sally Curtice, My Own Private Idaho

1999-11-27

Tiger Warren, My Own Private Idaho

2001-07-04

Tracy Langan, Twin Falls Idaho

2012-08-17

Tom Arndt, My Own Private Idaho

2015-08-02

Forrest Bird, The Man from Interpol/Roots/Springsteen/The Bird Man of Idaho


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